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Instituto Cultural Cabanas

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Once an orphanage, this building now serves as a gallery of the famous murals of Jose Clemente Orozco.
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Calle Paseo Hospicio 8 | Colonia Centro, Guadalajara 44100, Mexico
+52 33 3617 6734
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All reviews orozco murals guided tour on tuesdays unesco site art exhibits world heritage mexican muralists cultural center jose clemente orozco great art changing exhibits beautiful building take photos on display visit guadalajara great place to visit orphanage
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Reviewed yesterday

Spent 3 hours here in October 2018. Paid to bring in my DSLR (NO FLASH ALLOWED). Paid for an English speaking guide at the Admissions Office. The guy was a pompous jerk. Yet, I didn't let his demeanor sully the magnificence of this exhibition. Orozco...More

Thank Bill D
Reviewed 2 days ago

Well located, beautiful building with lots of history in an excellent location. Lots to do and plenty of shopping. Lovely architecture.

Thank l r
Reviewed 3 days ago

Do NOT miss this place. We call it el hospicio in Guadalajara, the orphanage, and indeed it was an orphanage for most of its life. Additionally, it's one of the first big buildings in the city. It's now a museum to showcase the murals of...More

Thank Enrique N
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is beautiful - definitely a must see if you are visiting Guadalajara. There are different art pieces to check out and the ceiling murals are incredible.

Thank toris27
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful historic building. I appreciated that tours are available in English. Highly recommend a docent tour as there is not enough information otherwise.

Thank Risa L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Do not miss it! Beautiful building. Orozco's murals are outstanding and even for me, that I am an specialist in this subject, the guided tour was great!

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Reviewed 2 October 2018

The Dome main dome and hall are worth the price of admission, but the expansive layout of courtyard and varied exhibit galleries make this place my favorite destination to take visitors when I lived in Guadalajara. The Layout of the HUGE facility make it never...More

Thank jedijill2018
Reviewed 2 October 2018

The most beautiful paintings from mexican wall painter artist Orozco. Tuesdays is free so there is no excuse. There are also free guided tours that will let you learn about this artistic movement and the particularities of Orozco. The building is spectacular and you will...More

Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

This place has some really wonderful murals, plus much more. The murals are painted on the ceiling so I had to lie on the floor to really see them. There are all sorts of studios and other goings-on in this huge building. It really pays...More

Thank califcasl
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

I've been there for reserved events in the morning and at night, I think it is still a beautiful structure and well taken care of with a great atmosphere for any kind of visit.

Thank Jessica V
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Response from claudio_albarran | Reviewed this property |
Tuesday thru Sunday from 10 AM to 6 PM, Central. There is a $70 MXP fee, however on Tuesdays, there is no cost. This is their official webpage: hospiciocabanas.jalisco.gob.mx