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National Museum of Art

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This museum has a huge collection of artwork ranging from ancient times to the present.
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Calle Tacuba 8 | Centro Historico, Mexico City 06000, Mexico
Centro Histórico
+52 55 5130 3400
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All reviews jose maria beautiful building permanent collection xx century special exhibit great collection worth a visit top floor center of mexico city second floor on display entrance fee take photos two hours velasco exhibits sunday
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I loved this museum- as much or more than the Palacio de Bellas Artes. I really appreciated the focus on Mexican artists and fell in love with the work of Jose Maria Velasco. He did landscapes of late 1800 Mexico that transport you back in...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I loved the classic architecture both inside and out. The art collection spans the centuries and has something for everybody. Big building; be prepared for a workout.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was a cold rainy day in Mexico City but we purchased an umbrella from a street vendor and we headed to Museo Nacional de Arte at Tabuca street. No way we were going to change our plans and as we strolled closer to this...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Viajera048
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

a beautiful building that at one time housed the ministry of communications. the architecture is stunning and the exhibits are usually excellent. The site also houses the Telegraph museum which is small but quite complete. Outside the museum is a small square with a statue...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank 937saritak
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stopped in here to escape the sensory overload from the streets and I was so grateful. It was absolutely stunning. What a gem! I went primarily for the architecture and it was well worth my time. Very peaceful. Plus the gift shop was pretty...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank LuxeConcierge
Reviewed 4 November 2018

First it's the architecture - it is colonial and breath taking. There were two exhibitions when we went. "The New Spain", as the artist called Mexico, wanted the European world to know that Mexico had culture and that it was a beautiful place to visit....More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 23 October 2018

As stated in the title, this museum focuses on mexican artists. The selection of paintings and sculptures was very good, and educational for someone who doesn't know much about mexican art (like me). Many of the artists are more recent, and contemporary. The museum takes...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Wanderers G and L
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

This huge museum can be wonderful, except when it's not. The first time I went, the permanent collection was on display, and it was magnificent! The second time, however, the entire facility, which is really big, was devoted to an exhibit of the works of...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank califcasl
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Jose Maria Velasco exhibit well worth the stop. A great artist. The main exhibit space given over to Nahui Olin. It appeals to some. I found it a predictable hyperstated assertion of breakthrough transgression of then-current social norms - aka politics more than art. If...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank C2002SHmarkm
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

The entrance costs 65 pesos tuesday through saturday sundays are free it is a nice museum even though there are no guides of any sort... there is audio explanations that may be accesed through your own phone focused on viceregal art, and landscapes mainly

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank amelie_tuddon
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Centro Historico
The beating heart of the city lies within Centro
Histórico, the vast expanse of historical buildings
and monuments that are a must when exploring Mexico
City. Places such as the Museo Biblioteca Palacio
Postal, Casa de los Azulejos and Palacio de Bellas
Artes are the perfect eye candy for anyone seeking to
admire arts and architecture. Don't forget to visit
the wide variety of markets and plazas where any
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Response from PSztain | Reviewed this property |
Sorry to say I did not see any of her paintings while at the Art Museums in Mexico City, DF. This painter seems to have exhibits in different parts of the world and her paintings can be bought at art sales.