Acapulco Historical Museum

Acapulco Historical Museum

Old Acapulco
  • Museum
  • Cultural & Historical
  • 0-3 hours
  • Any time

Housed inside the early 17th century Fuerte de San Diego that protected the harbor, the Acapulco Historical Museum gives a good overview of local and Mexican history from pre-historic to the 21st century. It particularly focuses on the trade between the Spanish colonial empire and the Far East, which originated in Acapulco.

Fuerte de San Diego, Petaquillas, Cuauhtémoc, Acapulco, Mexico

0.6 km
Oviedo

The 50-room Oviedo is on the seafront promenade near the Fuerte de San Diego in the heart of old Acapulco. The bright, functional but basic rooms have one or two double beds and private baths. There's a...
  • Hostel
  • LGBTQ-friendly

With the revamped charm of the mid-century when Acapulco was in its heyday, rooms at Boca Chica come with oversized hammocks, outdoor living rooms, louvered doors and private gardens. Entertainment is close...
  • Boutique hotel
  • LGBTQ-friendly

Steps from Caletilla beach, the Hotel Montemar is a simple 11-room hotel with small pool. Several of the guestrooms can sleep large parties up to eight, so groups on a budget would do well here. All rooms...
  • Inn
  • LGBTQ-friendly

La Cabaña de Caleta on Caleta beach, one of the oldest beaches in Acapulco, is frequented by locals who appreciate the service, Mexican seafood dishes and affordable prices for food and drink. Its...
  • Beach
  • Local Cuisine

The thatch-roofed El Nono is at street level only two steps to the popular Hornos Beach. Decorated with photos of Old Acapulco, it serves reasonably priced meals and cold beer and doesn't allow vendors...
  • Seafood
  • Local Cuisine
2 km
Mi Piaci

Mi Piaci ("I like it") is an affordable Italian restaurant that offers pastas, meat dishes and over-baked pizzas and calzones. On the Zócalo, it has an outdoor terrace and and air-conditioned dining room. It...
  • Casual
  • Italian
Mandara
2.3 km
Mandara

  • Nightclub
  • LGBTQ-friendly
Paradise Bar
3.8 km
Paradise Bar

  • Nightclub
  • LGBTQ-friendly
3.2 km
Prince

Easy to find across from the Hotel Continental, Prince is a male-only bar with pop, house and techno for dancing. Known for hard partying, late hours and quick hookups.
  • Nightclub
  • For Men