Fort Loreto was the scene of the battle of May 5, 1862 between the Mexican and French armies. The venue has stood out for spreading Mexican nationalism, identity and pride.
It contains a collection of historical objects from the 19th century, including weapons, flags, documents, oil paintings, personal items and military clothing. The letters of President Benito Juárez to General Zaragoza, related to the battle, as well as the paintings of the generals stand out.
In the Fort of Guadalupe, the victory of the Mexican army over the French army is narrated interactively, considered at this time as the best in the world, also describes the history of the building, from the hermitage of San Cristobal built in the s. XVI, until its fortification, which integrated the Guadalupe chapel, the atrium and the fort.
Inside are exhibited objects and works of art of the s. XIX and XX: prints, portraits, oils, talavera shields and coins, among others.