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Edifice of the Secretaria de Educacion Publica

Republica de Cuba, Mexico City, Mexico
5-512-1707
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Excellent visit

The building itself is worth visiting as it is well maintained (it hosts public offices) with two... read more

Reviewed 15 February 2017
beppo81
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Antwerp, Belgium
overwhelming collection of murals by Diego Rivera and others social realists

If you are a big fan of Mexico;s social realis paintings, you will need an entire day to fill up... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2016
edna_aquino
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Hong Kong, China
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This government building is famous for its large collection of Diego Rivera murals.
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15 Feb 2017
“Excellent visit”
13 Jul 2016
“overwhelming collection of murals by Diego Rivera and others social realists”
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Republica de Cuba, Mexico City, Mexico
Centro Historico
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5-512-1707
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Reviewed 15 February 2017

The building itself is worth visiting as it is well maintained (it hosts public offices) with two beautiful courtyards and it is mainly known for a big collection of Diego Rivera murals spread over three floors. Good activity for a rainy day, it is free...More

Thank beppo81
Reviewed 13 July 2016

If you are a big fan of Mexico;s social realis paintings, you will need an entire day to fill up your senses with this huge collection of Diego Rivera's murals social in this not so popular tourist site of Mexico City (which is a bonus!)....More

Thank edna_aquino
Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

Hard to find but worth it. Here on Monday and disappointed when all museums closed. This is close to hop on and off bus and the best kept secret, we got to see Diego Rivera murals for free. Not well publicized or signage means no...More

Thank Lynne L
Reviewed 13 July 2015 via mobile

A great place to visit. Entrance is free, 3 levels of murals to enjoy. Most of them by Diego Rivera. There is also a small educational centre inside. Its walking distance from the Zócalo

Thank Ingrid J
Reviewed 11 October 2014 via mobile

One way to deal with the fact that the D.F.'s museums are all closed is to declare "Murals Monday," and visit all the magnificent murals in the government buildings in the Centro. They are all free and seeing them all at once gives one a...More

1  Thank CarmichaelVentura
Reviewed 24 April 2014

Never crowded. A lot of time and space to admire DIego Rivera and his murals. There is a certain magic in this place do to the fact that probably, he spend a lot of time here. I can see him diving in the colors and...More

Thank adriochoa
Reviewed 4 July 2013

If you are a fan of Diego Rivera murals - do not miss this place at 28 Agentina Calle, it is wonderful. Once you get signed in, you can wander to two courtyards and the three floors, without any crowds and admire the hundred or...More

2  Thank 118LeanneS
Reviewed 12 December 2012

We went on Lonely Planets Mexico City walking tour and this was on it. Incredible seeing all these Diego murals in this education building. We went on a Monday and there were a few school groups there which was fun to see. But was empty...More

1  Thank julievida
Reviewed 18 February 2012

The entrance is just off the Plaza de Santo Domingo. All you do is sign in and a guard will take you to the murals- three floors of them. We went on a Monday and it was us and Rivera. What a treat! The murals...More

2  Thank Celtie14
Reviewed 20 January 2007

The Ministry of Education is often overlooked by visitors in favor of Palacio Nacional. I would suggest not missing either if you are interested in Mexican history and the work of Diego Rivera but if I had to choose only one site, it would be...More

3  Thank Dzine
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Centro Historico
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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
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