Archaeological Heritage of the Municipality of Puerto Vallarta

The archaeological investigation of the site of Ixtapa and the municipality formally began in 1961 with the expedition of Project A, initiated by the Department of Anthropology of UCLA. Archaeologists and students from this university traveled along the coast recording sites from the mouth of the Santiago River in Nayarit...

History of Puerto Vallarta

Puerto Vallarta enjoys a definite history of its own. The original population, as recent discoveries and archeological studies show, was made up of several Aztec Indian tribes. They developed cultural and commercial relations along the Pacific coast. Puerto Vallarta was part of the pre-Columbian Indian kingdom of Xalisco. The ancients...

What will be in your Museum?

The Museum will be divided into specific areas. Such as the history of Vallarta and its 150 years since its foundation. - Aztatlan and the vestiges of Ixtapa Jalisco. - The founders and their families. - Their mayors and a brief history of what was achieved in their administration. -...

Museums are Essential

Museums are essential to preserving human knowledge at all levels. Without it, it would be impossible to understand how we have arrived at today's technological, artistic and cultural level, as well as the development of human beings from a physical point of view. When a city takes care and worries...

Why are Museums Important?

According to ICOM (International Council of Museums) a museum "is a non-profit, permanent institution at the service of society and its development, open to the public, which acquires, conserves, researches, communicates and exhibits the tangible and intangible heritage of humanity and its environment for the purposes of education, study and...

The Importance of Museums

Museums are undoubtedly spaces of great cultural and social value, where relevance is given to research, science and the different arts. Museums are favorable spaces for interaction with knowledge; it is indisputable that these enclosures are often the epicenter of rapprochement between objects, places, experiences and expressions, providing in turn...