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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 great collection special exhibit worth a visit top floor center of mexico city second floor entrance fee take photos two hours velasco exhibits sunday caravaggio
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Reviewed 2 days 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

Thank 937saritak
Reviewed 5 days 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

Thank LuxeConcierge
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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

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

Thank Mark M
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

Thank amelie_tuddon
Reviewed 30 July 2018

If you are an art person, then don't miss this museum. If you are an architecture person, then don't miss this building. And do visit the telegraph museum in the same building.

Thank Michelle B
Reviewed 24 July 2018

This museum really depends on what collections are showing when you go. When we went, lots of the museum was being renovated so unfortunately we didn't get to see much. Overall, there are better/more organized museums you can go to. We were disappointed that the...More

Thank danibrig
Reviewed 24 July 2018

This museum is one of the most important in all of Mexico, with a wonderful permanent collection and great special exhibitions. Not to be missed if you have an interest in Mexican art of the last 500 years.

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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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j G
9 July 2017|
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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.