This interesting place is located on the board walk and next to the traditional “arches”, if you are doing the usual walk on the “Malecon” then you won’t miss it. Stop by if you have the time, the experience will be worth it and if you are walking during the day then it will give you a break from the sun.
This historic naval museum shows the history of Mexico from the naval perspective starting with the colony and following along the story line until the present days. In addition to that it explains the migration of people to Bahia de Banderas, these would later become Puerto Vallarta.
The museum has 5 different areas that feature a permanent expositions includes paintings, models, photographs, documents, maps, scale models and navigation instruments among other items that are valuable pieces in the Mexican history.
Some of the themes include information related to expeditions and discovery in the south water formations, multiple expeditions to Filipinas, China, Naos and the defense of the naval fleet. Because of its strategic location, this naval museum is busy all day, on the busy time of the year they welcome around 600 visitors daily.
NOTE: The entrance is free and the hours of operation are from 9:30 AM to 7:30 PM