Home of the conquerors of Yucatan.Located in the heart of the historic center of the capital of Yucatan, which was home to the conquerors of Yucatan in the early sixteenth century.
Home of the famous Spanish conquistador Francisco de Montejo , who was the person who named and named the city as beautiful Merida . The advance as they used to call him, entrusted the realization of a renaissance building in pure Gothic style of Indian influence in the early sixteenth century. The building was constructed between 1542 and 1549 by Montejo , responsible for conquering the peninsular land , Francisco de Montejo who was companion of Hernán Cortes during the conquest of Mexico , received the title of advance by the Spanish crown in the year 1526. After his death the property is left to his son of the same name Francisco de Montejo ” the boy ” who is responsible for completing the house , named the abode of the conquerors was inhabited by members of the Montejo family for about 200 years. The architectural piece has been altered over time , as has been supplemented with new construction to delight its subsequent owners . In 1981 the house was acquired by Banco Nacional de Mexico and since 2010 the house is open to the public, which is enabled as site museum in which you can see furniture, works of art of the early twentieth century lifestyle of the last family that inhabited this site. It has a temporary room where art and photographic exhibitions are displayed , which delight visitors. Museum hours are Tuesday through Saturday from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm and Sunday from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm If you find yourself visiting Merida , feel free to attend and enjoy this attraction with over 460 years old , that despite the years remains largely intact . La Casa de Montejo , a site that will surprise you.
How to get there
Calle 63 on one side of the Plaza Grande, Centro.
Museum hours are Tuesday through Saturday from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm and Sunday from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm