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Puebla: Amparo Museum, History and Technology Together

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Amparo Museum is one of the most technologically advanced museums in Mexico. Located in the historical town of Puebla, in streets 2 south and orient 9. It was founded on February 28th, 1991, and its most important aim is to promote Mexican Culture. This museum is the first one to implement the technology known as Multimedia System or Interactive CD (CD-I), where all the audiovisual info related with the museum collection is kept. You can find the info available in four different languages (Spanish, English, French and Japanese), throughout more than 20 computerized stations, and located in 14 rooms that constitute the museum.

Furthermore, the Amparo Museum owns one of the most important pre-Hispanic collections of art. In this way, visitors are able to have a general overview of the different cultural groups that inhabited the city of Mexico from the pre-Hispanic to the pre-classic period (2500 AC-300DC) and the post-classic (900 DC-1521 DC). The museum also has amazing exhibition rooms for temporal national and international expositions. Through conferences, seminaries, concerts and workshops directed to different groups; the Amparo Museum represents a great tool to implement education, investigation and artistic creativity.

The museum is open every day from 10am to 6pm, but Tuesdays. The entrance fee is approximately US$2 per adults and US$1 per children, students and teachers with identification. Elders, military and religious members have free entrance. On Mondays, there is free entrance for everybody. If you have the chance to visit this wonderful place, do not miss you opportunity. You will not regret it.

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