Travel Advisory: We do not recommend travel to the state of Guerrero due to the U.S. Department of State’s “Do Not Travel” warning. The acute level of crime and violence in this area prohibits AAA inspections.
Acapulco Historical Museum (Museo Histórico de Acapulco) is within Fort San Diego. 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.