Leyva No. 100, opposite the Zocalo (main square) of Cuernavaca
Cuernavaca, Morelos
3 usd
General Admission
Children under 12 years, Free Entrance
Open: Open through Tuesday to Sunday, from 9 am to 5:30 pm. Closed on Mondays

About The Palace of Cortes

In order to use it as a residence, Hernán Cortés ordered the construction of this imposing palace that enjoys a medieval architecture that resembles a fortress. Throughout its history it has been a Catholic temple, palace of the conqueror, prison, palace of the Republic and seat of the State Government. Since 1974 it is the museum that still persists today, showing pieces from the pre-Hispanic period and the arrival of the Spaniards.