AAA Editor Notes
Acapulco Historical Museum (Museo Histórico de Acapulco) is within the fort. Fifteen exhibition rooms document the region's indigenous peoples, the exploits of Spanish conquistadores and swashbuckling pirates, Mexico's independence from Spain, and in particular Acapulco's importance as a stop on the trade route between Spain and the Philippines. Artifacts and items on display include cannons, navigational instruments, religious artifacts, masks and figurines, and a collection of china plates and bowls. Display information is in English and Spanish.