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National Museum of Mexican Art

1852 West 19th Street, Chicago, IL 60608-2706
+1 312-738-1503
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We have visited Chicago many times over the years. I have been in all of the major museums and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sean B
Great 1.5 hours

A great museum. Very well curated and displayed. FREE! Traditional, modern, politically active art... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2017
Laura E
Rochester, Minnesota, United States
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1852 West 19th Street, Chicago, IL 60608-2706
+1 312-738-1503
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have visited Chicago many times over the years. I have been in all of the major museums and taken in most of the major attractions Chicago has to offer. A recent visit had us planning a visit to the Lagunitas Brewery for lunch. Looking...More

Thank Sean B
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

A great museum. Very well curated and displayed. FREE! Traditional, modern, politically active art. Next door to a park if you need to play afterwards.

Thank Laura E
Reviewed 2 April 2017

This is an out of the way museum for your average tourist, but it is a hidden gem and it is FREE! The exhibits rotate, so there is always something new to see.

1  Thank panama2000
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

It's not kids friendly. You will learn about the culture through the art point of view. Free admissions and parking. Self service.... no tours

1  Thank Liliana R
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Did I mention it's free? It is. This place is completely worth your time. The art is beautiful, and truly teaches you about Mexican culture.

Thank sarahgrace013
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Going to the Mexican Fine Arts museum every year for the Day of the Dead celebration has become something we enjoy and look forwards to. The museum has some amazing pieces in their permanent exhibitions but Day of the dead is so special to us....More

Thank RiverCoatl
Reviewed 18 February 2017

This is a great little museum, with very interesting collections. We visited in October, and they had a great Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) exhibit. One of the coolest gift shops that I have seen.

Thank GUstariz
Reviewed 14 November 2016

We had gone on a weekend and spent a lot of time in the special exhibition for the Night of the Dead - commemorated in Mexico with memories, images and articles of people who have passed on. On that day, the offerings are placed in...More

Thank Shutterbug35
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Chicago has a number of small museums that get overshadowed by the large, well known ones. This is so worth the trip to the Pilsen area. Beautiful museum, nicely organized, and easy to experience. We were there during the Day of the Dead exhibit, which...More

Thank Beverly T
Reviewed 26 October 2016

This museum is one of my go-to places in Chicago, especially around Day of the Dead. Their special annual exhibit of Ofrendas (Altars) is worth a visit every year. The permanent collection is spectacular and the Gift Shop is one of the best collections of...More

Thank Kathryn L
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