What to visit

Museo de Arqueología de Occidente de México "Archaeology Museum of Western of Mexico"

Monday to Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday to Friday from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Located in the area of the Agua Azul Park. This building has the shape of a truncated pyramid and it was inaugurated in 1959. At the left side entrance on the wall is a painting "The State of Jalisco Map" with the most important archeological sites. It also has a small, but authentic, dress collection from those civilizations that inhabited Jalisco, Colima, Nayarit, and Valle de Atemajac, mostly. The museum has five rooms and the pieces are distributed in geographical zones.

Coming from Colima, the famous fat dog features; and from the anthropomorphous figures, the best pieces are the humpbacks. Its plates distinguish Nayarit with white, red and orange color decoration. In Jalisco, the red and black over red ceramic, stands out.

There are curses on Saturday for the public. Summer curses for kids and adults of nahuatl language.

Address: 
Av. 16 de Septiembre
#889
Neighborhood: 
Núcleo Cultural Agua Azul
Zip code: 
44100
Municipality: 
Guadalajara
Crosses with: 
Calzada del Campesino
Phone: 
(33) 3619 0104