Quinta Montes Molina House Museum, Merida

Quinta Montes Molina House Museum, Merida

Quinta Montes Molina House Museum is a splendid example of eclectic architecture with a distinct European neoclassical influence. This elegant mansion, which dates back to the early 20th century during the Mexican Porfiriato era, has found a new lease on life as a house museum, offering visitors a glimpse into its rich history and the lifestyle of its era. It stands proudly among the most representative European-style buildings in the region, sharing the spotlight with other grand residences like the Cantón Palace and the Twin Houses.

What sets the Casa Museo apart is its exceptional preservation in its original state. As you step inside, you are transported back in time to experience how families in the city lived during that bygone era. The construction of this magnificent house was completed around 1902, and it has been a cherished part of the Montes Molina family since 1915. Remarkably, the house has retained all of its original furniture, lovingly preserved through the four generations that have called it home.

Beyond its historical significance, Quinta Montes Molina also offers visitors the opportunity to explore a curated collection of high-quality regional handicrafts in its on-site store.

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Sight Name: Quinta Montes Molina House Museum
Sight Location: Merida, Mexico (See walking tours in Merida)
Sight Type: Museum/Gallery
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Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.4 Km or 2.1 Miles