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Instituto Cultural Cabanas

Calle Paseo Hospicio 8 | Colonia Centro, Guadalajara 44100, Mexico
+52 33 3617 6734
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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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  • Very good19%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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“on tuesdays” (18 reviews)
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Calle Paseo Hospicio 8 | Colonia Centro, Guadalajara 44100, Mexico
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+52 33 3617 6734
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"orozco murals"
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"guided tour"
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"on tuesdays"
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"unesco site"
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"sistine chapel"
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"great art"
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"art exhibits"
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"world heritage"
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"mexican muralists"
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"jose clemente orozco"
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"cultural center"
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"beautiful building"
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"changing exhibits"
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"take photos"
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"on display"
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"visit guadalajara"
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Reviewed 6 March 2016

The building, The artwork inside. The neighborhood. The grounds and landscaping. This is an amazing place. I saved this for my last night in Guadalajara, and I'm glad I did. Walking the grounds is incredibly serene. Art gallerias are large, wide open, cool. Spend at...More

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Reviewed 5 March 2016

Fascinating to know that the building was heretofore an orphanage. Spectacular, diverse art work now exhibited in an amazing space. Pay attention to special exhibits. We were blown away by the David Shrigley exhibit in February, 2016. Poetry View of Art was also not to...More

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Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

Simply a must see. If you are n English speaker make sure to connect with a bilingual tour guide to understand the paintings and the history of the place. Otherwise, you will not gain the knowledge needed to make this experience richer. It is a...More

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Reviewed 27 February 2016

The Instituto Cultural is a work of art itself. The 1700's building is one of the top beauties of Guadalajara. The French/Spanish style infrastructure was made originally to House the ill and orphaned. Now a Cultural center full of works of art, gardens and rotating...More

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Reviewed 25 February 2016

this place is beautiful with tons of art galleries inside, history and beautiful frescos from one of my favorite painters orozco.

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Reviewed 24 February 2016

I almost missed this museum, it is a real gem in a great city full of spectacular destinations. both inside and out of the museum is an experience, plan to pend at least 2-3 hours

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Reviewed 24 February 2016

The murals are incredible! Before looking at the pictures, look at the exterior of the building and imagine what types of paintings are painted on the ceilings and the walls. What is actually inside blew my mind. José Clemente Orozco painted a true masterpiece, and...More

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Reviewed 24 February 2016

Orozco's murals speak the history of Mexico.. spend a little and have a guide tell you the story of this wonderful, bold painter. The "Cabanas" building was an orphanage up until the late1980's.. what a wonderful place it must have been with all the children....More

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Reviewed 21 February 2016

This place os a must see! We had a dinner organized by the conference organizing committee here, so we went at night time where they first showed us a light and sound show representing the history of the place. The murals by Jose Orozco make...More

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Reviewed 17 February 2016

The visit to this place is a walk to the past, is a very nice museum with nice exhibitions, not very interesting exhibitions but the place is very nice.

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JoniG
28 February 2015|
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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
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