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Museo Nacional de las Culturas Populares

Avenida Hidalgo, 289, Mexico City 04100, Mexico
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Very interesting exhibits

We visited this museum twice. The first time the rotating exhibit included cartoon sculptures of... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2017
California, Maryland
Not much to see

This museum has a tiny foreign art collection.  Most artifacts are replicas. There are better... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2016
Chicago, Illinois
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This museum features a large number of exhibits regarding archeology and anthropology from around the world.
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good43%
  • Average20%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
4 Jan 2017
“Very interesting exhibits”
22 Oct 2016
“Not much to see”
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Avenida Hidalgo, 289, Mexico City 04100, Mexico
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Reviewed 4 January 2017

We visited this museum twice. The first time the rotating exhibit included cartoon sculptures of popular Mexican characters. The second time, the exhibit documented foods native to Mexico including corn, beans, squash, and chiles. Both exhibits were very well done, and the exhibit areas are...More

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Reviewed 22 October 2016

This museum has a tiny foreign art collection.  Most artifacts are replicas. There are better places to spend a few days in Mexico City.

Thank CircleTheWorld
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

I was fairly disappointed because this pretty Museum in Coyoacan was fully dedicated to Accordion greats in Mexico and while it was mildly curious, it didn't justify the ticket price. If you are in Coyoacan and it is raining probably it could make sense to...More

Thank Ricardo B
Reviewed 26 October 2015

When we visited the museum there were two exhibitions on show, one about a modern Mexican cartoonist, and a very comprehensive represantation of Guerrero arts and crafts. I am not sure if there is any other permanent part of the collection which we missed but...More

Thank Jesusmiguel58
Reviewed 12 October 2014

- Free entry - Toilet on 2nd floor - Shame that most of the items are replicas of famous statues or something famous - Nothing was written in English - It was very informative but would be nice if they have English translation as well...More

1  Thank TravelQueenie365
Reviewed 17 June 2014

Located in Coyoacán district in Mexico City..always lovely and diversified exhibits of unique And regional art. Exhibits show the individuality of craft and culture. Explanations are in Spanish and English and the diversity of colors and designs is thrilling. A small cultural museum but so...More

Thank Noe011
Reviewed 29 July 2013

If you are in Coyoacán and want to learn more about the history of Mexico ... the Museo Nacional de la Culturas Populares is a well-organized, free and very informative museum ... when showing some ppl visiting Coyoacán in April I went here and there...More

Thank METRUN360
Once you step into Coyoacán (“Land of the Coyotes”)
you'll find picturesque parks and cantinas that will
transport you back to the colonial era thanks to the
brick and stone details of the area. Iconic writers
such as Trotsky and great painters like Frida Kahlo
seeked refuge and inspiration in this area, and you
can see the unique spirit of this neighborhood
reflected in its colorful market where nieves, sopes
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