Explore the rich indigenous history of Mexico through the vast collection of Museo Diego Rivera Anahuacalli. Muralist Diego Rivera conceived and projected the museum now housing almost 50,000 pieces of pre-Hispanic history. The design of both the interior and the pyramid-like stone exterior all bear heavily influence from indigenous design, enhancing the overall experience. Inside, explore the countless artifacts, paintings, masks, and sculptures, as well as a small collection of Rivera's mural work. Be prepared to do a lot of walking; visit the top for an excellent view. Take a look at our Mexico City day trip website to schedule your visit to Museo Diego Rivera Anahuacalli and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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Tours to Museo Diego Rivera Anahuacalli
$126 BOOK WITH VIATOR Private Tour: Xochimilco, Coyoacan and Frida Kahlo Museum in Mexico City
Duration: 6 hours
$86 BOOK WITH VIATOR Small Group: Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera Legacy (Visit to 3 Museums)
Duration: 9 hours
$112 BOOK WITH VIATOR Private Tour in a Day: Xochimilco, Coyoacan and Frida Kahlo Museum.
Duration: 5 to 6 hours
$175 BOOK WITH VIATOR Private Tour: Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera's Legacy- visit to three museums
Duration: 9 hours
$94 BOOK WITH VIATOR Small Group: Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera Legacy (three museums)
Duration: 9 hours
$160 BOOK WITH VIATOR Private Tour Xochimilco/Coyoacan/ Museo Frida Kahlo/ Anahuacalli Museum
Duration: 4 to 7 hours
Museo Diego Rivera Anahuacalli reviews
What a beautiful building. The history, the collection and the murals you find here will leave you speachless. The is music in the second floor that connects you with the murals and all the paintings.... more »
Mesoamerican/pre-Colombian art in an interesting pyramid structure purpose-built to showcase pre-Hispanic artifacts. Remarkable collection. The unfinished mural by Rivera himself and the story of... more »
Designed by Diego Rivera, this rather strange, temple-like building contains much of his collection of ancient Mexican artifacts and art. The building is made of volcanic stone and worth the price of.... more »
Amazing collection of pre- Hispanic art! The Architecture of f museum is nice and reminds us of a pyramid. That was the idea from Diego. Only complaint is the light: either to dark or to much light that reflecting! Don’t forget to look at the sealing, one can see awesome mosaic from Diego himself! Certainly a must do!
Another must see when in Mexico City. If you are interested in learning about the history of the country and some of its contributors then definitely visit Museo Anahuacalli. The view from the roof top is refreshing. Built from volcanic rocks each space was carefully designed. Just beautiful.
This extraordinary museum was built by Diego Rivera out of volcanic rock and resembles a pyramid. The collection is enormous and varied. It's less known than other museums, but definitely must not be missed. It was Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera's desire to have their ashes interred here forever, a wish that has not yet been fulfilled.
Diego Rivera's collection of Aztec art and artifacts. There are amazing murals and paintings, and tools and things. This place is really special. It is made of this black stone and sits on a vista with sweeping views of the mountains around CDMX.
Great place to learn more about Mexico and the Mexican culture. What a vision from Diego to build a museum like this in a remote place of cdmx. It's the biggest private art collection in the country and the visitation has layered moments of learning, sadness, happiness, surprise and more. A must go.
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