The archeological museum of Mazatlan has its origin in the notice request sent by the famous Mazatlan journalist and historian José C. Valadez.

After serving as Mexican ambassador in several countries, he returned to his homeland, founded a newspaper and wanted to form a regional museum. 

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Its call has no echo; although, the initiative was taken up by his descendant Miguel Valadez who considerably expanded the collection.

From his trench as Chronicler of the city he was able to convince the Mazatlan authorities to make the dream of his illustrious ancestor come true. 

The arcgeological Museum of Mazatlan was founded, two blocks away from the malecon, as stated in the commemorative plaque placed inside the museum on june 29, 1984. 

Museo Arqueológico de Mazatlán

On november 8 of 2001 its custody was entrusted to the Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia.

The museum has a wide collection of arquelogical pieces representative of the processes that occured in southern Sinaloa in pre-hispanic times.

The “Pectoral Teacapán” being the most recent addition to the collection. The information contained in the museum rooms is the product of archaeological research that has been carried out for many years. 

Isabel Kelly and Stuart Scott

The information collected from the works of the North American anthropologist Isabel Kelly in 1932 and Stuart Scott between 1967 and 1973 stands out.

Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia

The INAH through the Archeological museum of Mazatlán treasures the cultural heritage of our land for present and future generations.  

The Archaeological Museum of Mazatlán presents a proposal for the development of the human group that inhabited southern Sinaloa.

From its first stages of occupation at the dawn of our era until the Spanish conquest in 1531. Even the recognition of the survival of certain pre-Hispanic traditions in modern Sinaloa. 

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How this virtual tour was made 

PTGui is a software that is used for the “stitching” of equirectangular images of the virtual tour.

It is also a tool for taking rectilinear photographs. The twenty-two photographs in the Image Gallery were worked in this way.  

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Our photos have “Creative Commons“ license. This license allows you to use our photos, without needing permission, legally. When using the photos, the only requirement is that you provide credit as follows: 

“Photography: Miguel Angel Victoria / Sinaloa 360”

English translation made by Daniela Figueroa Bejarano, student at PrepaTec Campus Sinaloa. Tecnológico de Monterrey.

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