Mexico Car Rental and Museums in Durango
The past is never ancient history in Durango, Mexico, as is obvious from the city's collection of museums. Mexico car rental travelers will find a handful of fun, informative cultural centers in the city, each with its own take on the area's history. You don't have to be a practiced historian to appreciate the intricacies of these exhibits, so why not stop by one of these impressive organizations during your upcoming AGA Car Rental vacation? You never know what you might discover!
The Regional Museum of Durango
If you're interested in doing a museum tour of Durango, AGA Mexico Car Rental highly recommends starting with a visit to the Regional Museum of Durango. The main attraction in this museum is a section dedicated to the Christ War (a conflict which arose between the Mexican Government and the Catholic Church). There is also a nice collection of canvases by one of Mexico's greatest painters, Miguel Cabrera on display in the main gallery. Customers of AGA Mexico Car Rental will also find paleontological remains as well as priceless artifacts believed to be used by ancient local peoples. Customers of AGA Mexico Car Rental will find the Regional Museum of Durango at 100 Victoria Street, at the corner of Aquiles Serdan Street. The museum is open Tuesday through Saturdays from 9am to 4pm.
Ganot-Peschard Museum of Archaeology
If you're interested in learning more about Durango's original peoples, there's no better place to start your journey then at the Ganot-Peschard Museum of Archaeology. Customers of AGA Mexico Car Rental will find six exhibit rooms inside the museum, each containing objects manufactured by Mesoamerican tribes people. Objects from the Chalchiutes, Guadiana and Aztatlan tribes are all on display, as are photographs of ancient rock paintings that have been discovered in the area. Customers of AGA Mexico Car Rental will find the Ganot-Peschard Museum of Archaeology at 315 Zaragoza Street South in Durango's historic centre. The museum is open from 10am to 6pm Tuesdays through Fridays and from 11am to 7pm on Saturdays and Sundays.
Guillermo Ceniceros Art Museum
Uncover Durango's artistic side during your upcoming Mexico car rental vacation with a visit to the Guillermo Ceniceros Art Museum. Here you'll find more than 50 canvases on display, all of which were painted by local artists. The museum also pays tribute to its namesake, Guillermo Ceniceros, the man considered to be Mexico's last great muralist. A number of other influential contemporary Mexican artists are also displayed at the museum, which features 11 fully functional exhibition rooms. Customers of AGA Mexico Car Rental will find the Guillermo Ceniseros Art Museum located inside the former Carmelita Convent at 135 Independencia Street North. The Museum is open from 10am to 6pm Tuesday through Friday and from 11am to 6pm on Saturdays and Sundays.
Angel Zagarra Museum of Contemporary Art
Durango's famous son, Angel Zagarra, is celebrated inside his very own museum, located in Durango's historic centre. This gifted painter is known for his impressive religious paintings, many of which are styled after the French School of painting. Customers of AGA Mexico Car Rental will find a number of prevalent themes behind Zagarra's work, including the relation between man and divinity, and the meaning of life. Also on display are some of the artist's poems, chronicles and essays. Customers of AGA Mexico Car Rental will find the Angel Zagarra Museum located at 301 Negrete Street West. It is open from 10am to 7:30pm Tuesday through Friday, and from 11am to 6pm on Saturdays and Sundays.
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