Don't forget to visit all the museums that Mexico City has to offer. Mexican folk art at it amazing colorful decorative pieces are always a great pass time.
Nearly didn't go here but what a mstake that would have been. Start at the top and besifesvthe static exhibits theres really informative video footage. Great shop on the ground floor too.
The gift shop sells high quality merchandise and many items are very reasonable priced. There is a large selection of native crafts. This is behind the Hilton Reforma Hotel.
We both loved this collection of folk and popular art. It's well laid out in a beautiful building. Not too much to see, so an hour or two is plenty. We were lucky to see their offrenda for Day of the Dead - one of the best public ones we saw in Mexico City. We went on a Sunday when... More
If you like Mexican folk art, this small museum located in the Centro Historico which exhibits the various types of Mexican popular art, including works by some of the Great Masters of Mexican Folk art, is worth a visit.
The museum houses folk art treasures of Mexico: clay, sculpture, silver, tin, papier mache, textiles. The gift shop is a "knock your socks off" place for quality collectibles, not run of the mill schlock. Do you shopping here if you value quality.
This is a private museum, from a long time respectable mexican family. The collection is superb the building is beautiful, a good example of mexican art deco. good cafe, and today the best store for folk art in the city. MUST TO SEE.
If you are enthusiastic about popular arts and crafts you can't miss this museum which shows all kinds of materials smartly converted into pieces of art with just the hands and minds of people who have transmitted the wisdom of their ancestors and converted noble materials into useful (or not) everyday objects that make your life more enjoyable.
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