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10 Top Museums: Mexico City


Museo Rufino Tamayo

Museo Rufino Tamayo by transient musket

 

The Museum Rufino is a contemporary art museum located in Mexico City’s Chapultepec Park. This museum houses the work of Oaxacan artist Rufino Tamayo, and constantly presents original exhibitions of the most representative aspects of the international contemporary art scene.

 

 

Address: Paseo de la Reforma 51, Bosque de Chapultepec,11580
Telephone:+52 55-41-22-82-00
Hours: Tuesday to Sunday   10 AM to 6 PM

 

Museo Soumaya

Museo Soumaya

The Museo Soumaya, designed by the Mexican architect Fernando Romero, is a private museum in Mexico City. It has two locations with over 66,000 works from 30 centuries of art including sculptures from Pre-Hispanic Mesoamerica, 19th- and 20th-century Mexican art and an extensive collection of works by European old masters and masters of modern western art. It is considered one of the most complete collections of its kind. 

 

 

Address: Blvd. Cervantes Saavedra esq. Presa Falcón, Ampliación Granada, C.P. 11529, Ciudad de México
                    Av. Revolución y Río Magdalena –Eje 10 Sur– Tizapán, San Ángel,
Telephone +52 55 11-03 -98-00
Hours:
Monday to Sunday from 10:30 AM to 6:30 PM (Museum in Amlpliacion Granada)
                 Wednesday to Monday from 10:30 AM to 6:30 PM  Saturdays closes at 10 PM

 

El Palacio de Bellas Artes

El Palacio de Bellas Artes by InNict

The Palacio de Bellas Artes is one of the most important cultural centers in Mexico City. It has hosted notable events in music, dance, theater, opera and literature and has held important exhibitions of painting, sculpture, and photography. It houses permanently invaluable murals by world-famous Mexican artists such as David Alfaro Siqueiros, Diego Rivera, Jose Clemente Orozco.

 

Address: Av. Juárez, Centro Histórico, 06050 Ciudad de México, CDMX, Mexico
Telephone +52 55 86-47 -65-00
Hours:
Tuesday to Sunday from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (

 

 

Templo Mayor Museum

Templo Mayor by David Moran

The Templo Mayor Museum was inaugurated in 1987. This building was designed to exhibit the archaeological findings of the zone that used to be the Main Temple of Mexica-Aztec peoples. 

Address: Seminario # 8, Centro Histórico, México D.F. CP 06060  
Telephones: +52 40-40-56-00 Ext.412930, 412933 y 412967 
Hours: Tuesday to Sunday 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

 


 

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