Antiguo Colegio de San Ildefonso, Mexico City

Categories: Art Museums, Museums
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4.8/5 based on 340+ reviews on the web
See some fine examples of the Mexican muralist movement at Antiguo Colegio de San Ildefonso. The complex dates back to 1588, when it was founded as a Jesuit college, and later became the national preparatory school. The school closed in 1978, and since 1992 the complex has housed a museum and cultural center. View the original street facade of the college, covered in red volcanic stone, and explore the interior's many murals by Diego Rivera, Jose Clemente Orozco, and others. Visit the art and archaeological collections, including permanent and temporary exhibits of local artists. Use our Mexico City trip builder to visit Antiguo Colegio de San Ildefonso on your trip to Mexico City, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Architectural, historical, educational, pictorial beauty everything emanates culture and life, beauty and harmony.
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  • Now this an exhibition of Chinese and workshops of painting in water ink and other materials very typical of Chinese is really fun, the people responsible of the workshop are very attentive and educated is it passes one super well
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  • for the required cultural Sunday ride this perfect exhibitions of the lace or conferences sometimes don't it go to that you building
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