Antique fotos and objects from Catemaco, Veracruz
|Hidden in the outskirts of the center of Catemaco, sits a small treasure that is a must visit for local habitants and any visitor
with an interest in history.
The museum was opened in February by Cundo Pereyra Cadena, a local antique collector and history buff.
Its fortè is hundreds of historical Photos and documents, mostly dating from the early and mid 1900's. Also of interest are
pre-modern kitchen utensils, tools and a few archaeological finds.
The grounds of the museum which are still being constructed feature historic items, such as a hand carved canoe, a fish
net from the days before Nylon, an intriguing reconstruction of the historic facade of local houses and mural art by a local
The museum is a unique addition to Catemaco, which although endowed by a few thousand years of history, up to this
point has only been able to display a few antique stone carvings from the Teotihuacan period used as bike stops and
benches in front of the municipal palace.
|Address: Calle Aquiles Serdàn 12, Colonia El Rodeo
Entrance from Avenida Carranza, corner of the IMSS building, then follow the wall of the baseball fieldl.
About a mile from the center of Catemaco, 15 pesos by taxi.
Hours: ask owner for appointment
|Owner: Cundo Pereyra Cadena
Cel (294) 112 3274