This museum is housed in the beautiful monastery buildings adjoining the Church of Santo Domingo. Considered the best museum in Oaxaca, its rich displays take you back through the history of Oaxaca. The 14 rooms of the museum feature valuable collections that offer an archaeological, historical and ethnographical panorama of the cultures of Oaxaca. The collection includes the Mixtec treasures from the Tomb VII of Monte Alban with a stash of beautifully worked silver, turquoise, coral, jade, amber and gold. The museum also has interactive multimedia areas to learn more about the popular art and crafts.
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