We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Franz Mayer Museum (Museo Franz Mayer)

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Book In Advance
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information
All photos (283)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
Located in a 16th-century Spanish hospital, this museum features a large collection of colonial art.
Closed Now
Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
See all hours
As featured in Mexico City in 8 hours
Avenida Hidalgo 45 | Centro Historico, Mexico City 06300, Mexico
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Mexico City
from US$ 53.00
More Info
from US$ 13.33
More Info
from US$ 14.00
More Info
Reviews (382)
Filter reviews
124 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews decorative arts temporary exhibits tim burton wonderful collection private collection colonial mexico colonial building gift shop is nice place to visit courtyard meyer centuries library century talavera wealth planted
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 124 reviews
Reviewed yesterday

The building and it's history was interesting to me. It was used as a hospital among many other things and it's a great location to display the decorative arts in the collection. When we visited, the courtyard was posters of all imaginable types. Be sure...More

Thank Stephen H
Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum gives you a glimpse of the daily lives of wealthy people in the "New Spain". Very interesting. AND - stop at the cafeteria for a cappuccino and pastry!

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

This surprising museum is full of beautiful objects and art from around the world, and is well worth a visit. The on-site cafe is a quiet spot for a good lunch.

Thank califcasl
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

This museum is a nice spot to visit . There is a nice collection of colonial art and every Tuesday is entrance free.

Thank ElenaP2205
Reviewed 31 August 2018

I had the opportunity to visit this museum to see the Exclusive Collection of Tim Burton. The museum offers great environment. The gardens, rooms, air, weather is incredible. Totally recommended

Thank jctrimino
Reviewed 9 August 2018

Have visited twice. Wonderful collection of colonial era arts and crafts. Inner courtyard is lovely and sandwiches and drinks are available, thought not the first choice food-wise.

Thank margaretsI3228QX
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

If you want to understand prehispánic Mexico you can go to Museo de Antropología, but to understand Colonial Mexico the best place to go is the amazing Museo Franz Mayer. The permanent collection is fantastic with furniture, Talavera and silver pieces, paintings, and all you...More

Thank Adriana P
Reviewed 17 July 2018

This museum specializes in design and decorative arts. There is an excellent permanent collection of works collected in Mexico, and imported as well, spanning around 5 centuries. A wealth of .pottery, furniture, paintings and room interiors can be viewed in a leisurely stroll in a...More

Thank barry m
Reviewed 11 May 2018

As part of a walking tour through Centro Historico de CDMX, I wasn’t looking forward to come to this museum. However, I was pleasantly surprise of how extensive the collection is. Had I come by myself I probably would have spend more time in this...More

Thank 934edgardp
Reviewed 22 March 2018

If you have time, go an see this wonderful exhibition. It is so well made! There is a shop, cafeteria, but the exhibitions are fantastic. All details light light, sound, and the theater are perfect. Even though it was like $17 was worth the money....More

1  Thank lolinstar
View more reviews
This beautiful park was once the playground for the
wealthiest families in the colonial era, and is now
the perfect place where locals and visitors can spend
a sunny weekend afternoon to relax or shop for
souvenirs at the market. Kids can run around or grab a
bite of cotton candy while teens and adults wander
around admiring the charming gardens and the
sculptures that adorn it. Once the heat rises, it may
Nearby HotelsSee all 322 nearby hotels
Hotel Hidalgo
34 reviews
.12 km away
Boutique Hotel de Cortes
154 reviews
.22 km away
Hotel Dos Naciones
39 reviews
.30 km away
San Francisco Hotel
178 reviews
.37 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 5,766 nearby restaurants
Gotan Restaurante
127 reviews
.36 km away
Cancino Alameda
45 reviews
.28 km away
La Cerverceria de Barrio
123 reviews
.36 km away
Cielito Querido Cafe
28 reviews
.31 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 1,131 nearby attractions
Palacio de Bellas Artes
9,516 reviews
.35 km away
Museo Memoria y Tolerancia
1,415 reviews
.30 km away
Palacio Postal
1,935 reviews
.37 km away
Ballet Folklorico de Mexico
995 reviews
.31 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Frances M
25 September 2018|
Response from margaretsI3228QX | Reviewed this property |
The cafe is in a courtyard inside the Museo Franz Meyer. You will pay admission to get to it. It will open a little later than the museum and close as much as several hours before the museum. It is a small cafe with... More