Cabo San Lucas Museums

(Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur, Mexico)

Beachfront picture of historical buildingsLovers of Mexican art should consider visiting some of the main art galleries within Cabo San Lucas, where a mixture of traditional and contemporary pieces can be found. Enjoying a pleasant situation along the Boulevard Marina next to the Cabo San Lucas shoreline, the Huichol Museum is especially notable and always has friendly staff on hand should you require any further information about the fascinating exhibits.

Also of interest are the Museo de las Californias and the Pasado Marina de Museo, both of which have strong connections with the Cabo San Lucas area and this region of Mexico. Further details about these particular museums are below.

Huichol Museum

Address: Boulevard Marina, Cabo San Lucas, 23410, Mexico, MX
Tel: +52 624 143 4055
Those with an interest in traditional Mexican lifestyles will enjoy a visit to the Huichol Museum, where various colourful beaded pieces created by the Huichol Indians (Wixáritari) are displayed. These brightly coloured pieces are covered in a mixture of pine resin and beeswax and often depict scenes of nature, being known as 'yarn paintings'.
Open hours: Monday to Friday - 10:00 to 17:00, Saturday and Sunday - 12:00 to 19:00
Admission: charge

Museo de las Californias

Address: Avenue Cabo San Lucas, Cabo San Lucas, 23410, Mexico, MX
Located in central Cabo San Lucas, the Museo de las Californias features three main exhibition spaces, where you will find an array of old artefacts, regional photos and important documents relating to the history of the Baja Peninsula. The museum lies to one side of the town square and is a relatively new addition to the city's public museum scene.
Open hours: Tuesday to Saturday - 08:00 to 15:00
Admission: nominal charge

Pasado Marina de Museo (Fishing Museum)

Address: Lazaro Cardenas, Cabo San Lucas, 23410, Mexico, MX
The Pasado Marina de Museo celebrates the area's fishing industry. Here you will find many fine specimens of enormous tuna fish, marlin and sharks, which have been preserved in all their glory by the art of taxidermy, for all to see and enjoy. Many other less known fish are also displayed in cases and also suspended from the ceiling.
Open hours: daily - 08:00 to 22:00
Admission: free