Visit El Triunfo
Home to only a few hundred residents, El Triunfo, or “The Triumph,” was once a thriving old silver mining town in Baja California Sur. Today, Los Cabos visitors come to visit and explore a relic of local history. There are two museums in town: Museo de Plata, which showcases the town’s history, and Museo de la Musica, which displays pianos and other musical instruments shipped to the area during the town’s mining heyday. Well-considered a historic landmark, a walk through the place will have travelers mesmerized by the bright yellow Mission-style church, La Ramona, with its 115-foot smokestack reaching high into the sky. Near the Mission are a restaurant and a bar, Cafe El Triunfo and Bar El Minero. Sample the craft beer, artisanal cheese, and wines before you head out to explore a bit. A day trip to the Cactus Sanctuary just outside of town is a must, as it exhibits cacti found only in this part of the world. Simply visiting the town is a “triumph,” as this is truly one of the most impressive little pueblos along the Baja California Peninsula.
The museum focuses on early communities and individuals that came to this Ruta de Plata region. We place their stories in context with the larger history, from the arrival of the first settlers in the mid-1500s to the region’s boom years as a source of the world’s silver and...Learn More