San Luis Potosí, Mexico — The Northeast (and Central Highlands)
Viceregal Art Museum
Ocupa parte del convento de los Carmelitas construido entre 1768 y 1771. En esta parte se encontraba la portería del convento. En el interior se encuentra el Claustro de las Procesiones. Confiscado por la Reforma, fue destruido en parte. El edificio ha sido usado como cuartel, bodega, cárcel y oficinas. Fue declarado monumento nacional el 28 de junio de 1936. Actualmente alberga las instalaciones del Museo del Virreinato.
Viceregal Art Museum
It occupies part of the Carmelita’s Convent, built between 1768 and 1771. The caretaker’s lodge was located in this side. Inside, the Procession’s Cloister can be found. During the Reformation years, it was confiscated and some of its parts were destroyed. The building has been used as barracks, warehouse, jail, and offices. It was declared national monument on June 28, 1936. Currently, it is the Viceregal Art Museum’s building.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • Colonial Era • Man-Made Features • Wars, Non-US. A significant historical date for this entry is June 28, 1936.
Location. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: San Luis Potosí 78000, Mexico. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Temple of Carmen and Ex-Convent of the Barefoot Carmelite Religious Order (a few steps from this marker); Teatro de la Paz (within shouting distance of this marker); Museum of Masks (within shouting distance of this marker); Germán Gedovius Gallery (within shouting distance of this marker); Española Bookstore (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line); San Agustin Temple (about 150 meters away); Temple and Ex-Convent of San Agustín (about 150 meters away); Tribute to the Heroes of Mexican Independence (about 180 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Luis Potosí.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 7, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 7, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. This page has been viewed 67 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 7, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.