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Museum of the City of Mexico (Museo de la Ciudad de Mexico)

30 Pino Suarez Street, Mexico City, Mexico
52 5 5229936
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The kind of Mexican history you want the know

Go back to the time of the conquer in México city: imagine those first interactions of indians and... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2018
MSalazarH
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Mexico
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Excellent local history museum

I have a particular interest in local history museums. This one gets top marks. They use... read more

Reviewed 10 March 2018
museum-a-day
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London, Canada
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The Museo de la Ciudad de Mexico is located in the Old Palace of the Counts of Calimaya, an eighteenth century building converted into a museum in 1964. Recently renovated, the museum offers temporary exhibitions of national and international artists, tours of the Palace, lectures, children's and family workshops, concerts and many other activities.
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  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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30 Pino Suarez Street, Mexico City, Mexico
Centro Histórico
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52 5 5229936
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Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

Go back to the time of the conquer in México city: imagine those first interactions of indians and Spanish soldiers and how they later built the new city. Buildings on top of Aztec Pyramids! Only the stones are witness. This amazing house is now the...More

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Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

I have a particular interest in local history museums. This one gets top marks. They use paintings from several periods (1600s to 2000s) periods to describe the class issues / conflicts of each time , in Mexico City. We thought it was an excellent local...More

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Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

A great little museum with some very interesting pieces. Interesting to see the evolution of the city from Aztec times. Well worth the minimal admission price.

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Reviewed 23 January 2018

If you've already taken care of the major sights, this is the next tier. It's near some other things, so go ahead and spend some time here. It's artwork from the start of Mexican history to modern day. It's not the best, but it's a...More

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Reviewed 6 January 2018

This is a famous old building in Mexico City which the city seems determined to keep as is. It would make a great upscale hotel ala The Monasterio Cusco, Peru, but the city has turned these opportunities away in favor of hanging on to it...More

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Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

This place has a lot of art and a lot of collections from 1800s, the history of this place is great and they have people that know a lot about history and are very knowledgeable they will be happy to explain things to you in...More

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Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

I had a wonderful tour of this museum. Exhibits are gorgeous and fabulous. I totally recommend to visit this place to all tourists who travel to Mexico and want to learn about the wonderful history of the various civilizations who built the country.

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Reviewed 30 January 2017

Nice location and decent exhibits at teh Museo CDMX. The building is quite nice and offers a good ambiance. The David Bowie photography exhibit was interesting as was the artist's room on the third floor.

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Reviewed 17 January 2017

I enjoyed a temporary exhibit on David Bowie and a couple of others, all housed in a historic building.

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Reviewed 12 July 2015

Go up the stairs to see great contemporary art, on the 2nd and 3rd floors. Sully on the second floor with his beautiful, colorful Caribbean paintings, and Climent on the third floor with some rather erotic paintings as well.

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