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National Museum of Art

Calle Tacuba 8 | Centro Historico, Mexico City 06000, Mexico
+52 55 5130 3400
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This museum has a huge collection of artwork ranging from ancient times to the present.
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  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:30
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Calle Tacuba 8 | Centro Historico, Mexico City 06000, Mexico
Centro Historico
+52 55 5130 3400
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The architecture design is impressive!! the murals on its walls and ceilings is breath taking. Great museum exibitions.. Its a must!!

Thank Worldonaloop
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my first time visiting this museum right across the street from Bellas Artes on Tacuba Street. I heard this building used to be a hospital as well as a couple of other things. The architecture and marble stairs are still in prime condition....More

Thank Marta E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They always have a great collection and variety of statues, paintings, photos and sketches of amazing quality and inspiration.

Thank _cindybannister
Reviewed 17 May 2017

It is a beautiful building in the historic quarter of Mexico City. Mainly it is composed of Christian Art with some exceptions.

Thank PSztain
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Personally I think is a must see in Mexico City. I read other reviews stating they thought they would see more. Maybe for the world museum buff it does not have enough art. I thought it was just right. Some museums have too much. Including...More

Thank Pamela B
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Nice art museum experience with a fine collection inside a beautiful building. More art than the Palacio of Bellas Artes and pleasant place to wander around and enjoy the unique setting.Would recommend to anyone interested in fine art museums.

Thank Chet D
Reviewed 15 April 2017

The museum has stunningly beautiful murals, with striking colors. Do not forget to visit if you are in Ciudad de Mexico.

Thank Ely M
Reviewed 4 April 2017

I first tried to go to the museum on a Saturday afternoon. on arrival I was confronted by an hour and a half line up. So I went back the next day 10 minutes before the doors opened to find another, much shorter line. The...More

Thank Ralph w
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Go there on Sunday since it's free for everybody especially for people who are not into art. Stunning architectures.and buildings around this museums are amazing too.

Thank junechild
Reviewed 29 March 2017

It a magnificent building full of beautiful pieces of art from different dates. If possible, wait for a guide to take you in tour over the museum. My favorite artist there is Jose Maria Velasco with paintings of ancient Mexico city.

Thank Luis. T
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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