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Mexican Cultural Institute

600 Hemisfair Plaza Way, HemisFair Park, San Antonio, TX 78205-3204
+1 210-227-0123
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Museum featuring art and artifacts about Mexican culture and history.
  • Excellent14%
  • Very good44%
  • Average28%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible0%
30 Sep 2017
“Interesting and enjoyable...”
27 Sep 2017
“Worth a short visit”
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600 Hemisfair Plaza Way, HemisFair Park, San Antonio, TX 78205-3204
Downtown
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Reviewed 1 October 2017

Located in Hemisfair park, this is an interesting museum. When we were there, all the rooms were filled with photos from people in different combat zones around the world. It's not a large museum so did not take long to go thru.

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Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

It was a big place but not as many photos displayed like I would have thought. We stopped in on our way to the Tower of America. 2 minute walk away from it

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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

The name of this place is Instituto Cultural de Mexico San Antonio, Texas. It consists of several rooms containing one or more art displays/installations . There is a poem written about each display. The art installations are mostly critical comments on western culture. This is...More

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Reviewed 22 October 2016

We enjoyed the exhibit of the Monarch butterfly photography and some intriguing photographic art of "science plus fiction". Obviously the exhibits rotate so could change before we get there again. The building was beautiful and the staff very friendly.

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Reviewed 26 July 2016

I expected to see original pieces of the mexican archaeology, however most of the pieces are copies; it is not indicated in the description. The guy who was attending the door, very kindly.

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Reviewed 30 April 2016

Half the display area was closed so there wasn't a lot to see. Upstairs are a lot of reproductions. We had expected current art from Mexican artists. Most everything was 30 or 40 years old. Staff was friendly.

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Reviewed 31 October 2014

Instituto Cultural de Mexico was excellent! We had a little difficulty finding the museum, but once we did, we were thrilled. Admission is free. https://www.facebook.com/icminfo Currently, there is an exhibit of Mexico in images. Black & white photography. There was also an exhibit of nail...More

2  Thank Sarah-Ryan1
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