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The Best Museums in Monterrey

March 29, 2018


The royal capital not only has beautiful landscapes and delicious cuisine, it’s also a city with an excellent cultural offer in which there are very interesting and world-class museums.

If you are looking for something to do in Monterrey, you can consider visiting some of its best museums.


The MARCO Museum

The Museum of Contemporary Art of Monterrey, better known as the MARCO Museum, is considered one of the best cultural venues in Mexico of its kind. It’s dedicated to the promotion of contemporary world art, with a focus on the production of visual arts that takes place in Latin America. Throughout the year you can enjoy excellent temporary exhibitions and a rich agenda of cultural activities such as conferences, courses, workshops, theater plays, film cycles and even concerts.

If you only have time to visit a cultural site, we highly recommending choosing the MARCO Museum, because it’s one of the best things to do in Monterrey.


Museum of Mexican History

To experience Mexican history in a very pleasant way, from pre-Hispanic times all the way to modern times, nothing tops the Museum of Mexican History that has an impressive collection of more than 1,000 historical pieces. From its terraces you can also enjoy great views of Monterrey.


Northeast Museum

View northeast Mexico through a tunnel of time. In the Northeast Museum, you can explore the history of the states of Nuevo León, Tamaulipas and Coahuila, from ancient times to present day.

Together with the Museum of Mexican History and the Palace Museum, this enclosure forms the area known as "3 Museums" which is located a few steps from the Paseo Santa Lucia, another of the must-see attractions in Monterrey.


Steel Museum 

We’ll wrap up our list of the best museums in Monterrey with this site located in the magnificent Fundidora Park. In the Steel Museum, you can learn the history of the regional steel industry and admire an incredible sound and light show that’ll give you an idea of how the steel mill worked in the past.


Now that you’re familiar with the best museums in Monterrey, you can’t miss them on your next visit to the regal capital. For your hotel stay, don’t hesitate to choose Best Western Plus Hotel Royal Courts, as we are one of the best hotels in Monterrey. We have comfortable rooms, a refreshing pool for you to enjoy before or after going out to see the city, and an excellent restaurant with breakfast and dinner service.

Visit Best Western Plus Hotel Royal Courts to learn more about us and the promotions we have throughout the year. Make your reservation online today and enjoy all the things to do in Monterrey. It’ll be our pleasure to assist you.



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