The Mezcala Style has been defined by the portable
sculptures or figurines and flattened masks made with thick
rims, lines and hollows dsitributed with a great plastic sense
and symmetrically spread within a rectangular or trapezoidal
face, around a rim in the form of a T that constitutes the eyebrows
and nose. Numerous representations of animals, utensils,
architectural models and representations of ball game
constructions have also been found.
The Museum counts with services such as a ticket counter,
store, auditorium, an educational services department that offers
guided tours of the exhibition rooms as well as of the fortress itself,
a temporary exhibitions room, ample parking space, gardens that show
the visitor the species peculiar to tropical forrests and, above all,
a magnificent view of the port and the incomparable Bay of Santa Lucía.
Acapulco represents the entrance door of all the merchandise
and influences of cultures native of various continents, it is a
crossroad of races and peoples, home to the famous Manila Galleon
and of its fairs. The Museum safekeeps the most distinguished part
of this history.