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Museum of the City of Mexico (Museo de la Ciudad de Mexico)
Ranked #137 of 539 things to do in Mexico City
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Owner description: 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.
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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Reviewed 15 March 2015 via mobile

The museum itself was somewhat disappointing but there is a temporary exhibition of extremely fine contemporary water colors from all over the world

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Reviewed 13 October 2014 via mobile

The first time I visited this museum, there were some absolutely splendid temporary exhibits, one about lucha libre masks, one about architect Luis Baragan, another about day of the dead altars. Good, contemporary stuff! When I returned on a subsequent trip it was empty. Gather it's being refurbished. Looking forward to visit # three.

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Reviewed 14 August 2014

This is a huge palace converted to a museum. It seems like about half of the space is devoted to temporary exhibits. I expected much more detailed "voyage" through the city's history (which is indeed fascinating). There are a few rooms with antique furniture, 19th century prints, paintings and some religious art. Downstairs has 19th century carriages as well. A fascinating room whose walls are covered with painting sletches by Joaquin Clausell is definitely unique and worth seeing. Please be careful while exiting the building - the traffic on Pino Suarez is very dangerous and for some unknown reason just here in front of the building there is no divide between sidewalks and the actual streets. BTW, entry on Wednesdays is free.

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