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Museo Silva Federico

Alvaro Obregon 80, San Luis Potosi 78210, Mexico
+52 444 812 3848
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Nice

Nice little museum in a beautiful artistically modern building. Some very nice sculptures, modern... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Panamajoe2017
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Sechelt, Canada
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Transformers were created here

The large sculptures by Federico Silva remind me of transformers. Which came first the sculptures... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2017
DaleGress
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Yakima, Washington
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1 week ago
“Nice”
13 Feb 2017
“Transformers were created here”
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Alvaro Obregon 80, San Luis Potosi 78210, Mexico
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+52 444 812 3848
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice little museum in a beautiful artistically modern building. Some very nice sculptures, modern pieces of art, and drawings make up the collection. Worth a visit.

Thank Panamajoe2017
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The large sculptures by Federico Silva remind me of transformers. Which came first the sculptures or the transformers, I do not know. The design of the museum is top notch.

1  Thank DaleGress
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

I have been to hundreds of museums, but never have seen a place like Museo Silva Federico dedicated to sculptures only. Very well laid out and presentation of the artwork of Federico Silvo who I never had heard about before. I was skeptical when I...More

1  Thank RALPH L
Reviewed 10 October 2016

The building itself is worth a visit but Silva's sculptures are amazing - and evocative of other, ancient Mexican sculpture and ruins. A must to visit in this marvellous city.

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Reviewed 31 October 2015

A strikingly beautiful display of Silva's monumental works. Wonderfully mounted and lit, the pieces create their own ambiance. Along with track lighting there is natural light allowing for changes in mood and effect. I visited early on a Sunday and the galleries were empty. There...More

1  Thank Mexicoinmyblood
Reviewed 31 March 2015

Excellent sculpture museum of a renowned regional sculptor! Really cool to see a lot of sculptures with Native Indigenous Mexican influence!

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Reviewed 12 October 2014 via mobile

I had never even heard of sculptor Federico Silva until I walked into this museum, located in exquisitely restored former school and hospital. I particularly enjoyed the juxtaposition of the classic lines of the building with the looming modernity of Silva's creations.

1  Thank CarmichaelVentura
Reviewed 18 July 2014

The museum's dedicated to sculpture (or it was when I visited) and it's quite impressive. The first floor is occupied by the concrete works of Silva, and the upstairs had a beautiful exhibit of metal sculptures that complimented Silva's works nicely.

1  Thank washwestcc
Reviewed 10 January 2014

We had never heard of the sculptor before, and took a chance, and we are now big fans. This museum is so amazing from the monumental sculptures that capture the flavor of the pre-Hispanic icons to the beautiful setting that they are displayed in. This...More

1  Thank AzmoNewMexico
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