Top 3 Spots in Monterrey, Mexico for Museum Lovers

Monterrey, Mexico.
Monterrey, Mexico. Photo by Robbie Herrera on Unsplash

Monterrey is one of Mexico’s most underrated cities, but you should definitely check it out if you’re planning a road trip around this country. From beautiful nature to a bustling cultural scene, this city has something in store for everyone—including passionate museum lovers.

Mexican History Museum

Monterrey is a great place to explore the history of Mexico, and this museum is one of the best spots to start that adventure. It mostly focuses on northern Mexico and features around 1,200 artifacts that chronicle life in Mexico from pre-Hispanic times to modern day.

Museum of Contemporary Art

Art lovers also won’t be disappointed by Monterrey, especially if they decide to check out this museum during their visit. In addition to 11 gallery halls that put the works of regional and international contemporary artists in the spotlight, the Museum of Contemporary Art also features an impressive sculpture garden.

Museo Del Acero Horno 3

Science lovers will also find a museum that fits their interests in the very heart of Fundidora Park. Museo del Acero Horno 3 is Monterrey’s very best interactive museum, located inside an abandoned blast furnace. It’s dedicated to exploring Mexico’s industrial history, with a special accent on steel.