Museo Dolores Olmedo, Mexico City
(4.6/5 based on 800+ reviews on the web)
Explore Museo Dolores Olmedo, set in the beautiful 16th century hacienda of Delores Olmedo, a socialite and artist who opened her home and extensive art collection to the public in 1994. Enjoy priceless collections by Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, and Olmedo herself, contained within this five-building complex. Stroll in the exquisite grounds, as roaming peacocks show off their fanned tails, and native Mexican hairless dogs, or Xoloitzcuintles, enjoy the sun. After absorbing the extensive collections, reflect on the visit in the small onsite cafe. Use our Mexico City trip itinerary maker to visit Museo Dolores Olmedo on your trip to Mexico City, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • It is a museum where we can enjoy, that not overwhelming, an old house Patron Saint the patron of Diego and Frida very well had collected with elegance and respect his legacy. There are up to Mexican hairless dog dogs alive that can be appreciated. It is retired but is worthwhile, souvenir also shop is beautiful, inside there is a café and often shows in large and beautiful green spaces.
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  • Beautiful place, very well kept, with lots of vegetation. the collection of art pieces is remarkable. For those who like Frida Kahlo, it is a must, because much of its collection is located. Like pieces of Diego Rivera. Also, is very beautiful walking by your Park, in where you will find turkeys real and precious dogs Mexican hairless dog and a nice café. Totally recommended. It is worth to go the distance to get to this Museum from the center of CDMX.
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  • Something far away, and not it is so easy to reach if it is by private car or taxi. It is a fairly large farm, there can be pavo-reales and also retain dogs originating in Mexico. If you are in the subway, at the last station there take a mini train, and after that hike 2 or 3 blocks. It is matter of ask.
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  • Except of a beautiful building ... all was wrong. 1/ entrance fee: 20 pesos for publico nacional, 75 pesos (over 350%) turismo extranjero. What is the difference between human beings? We went there together with our Mexican friends and had a different prices. Why this differencies??? (No English translation, no guide...). 2/ entering the room, you hat to put your cap/hat down (???) Are we in the church? 3/ can not wear my small backpack at the back (???). I totaly understand this in a places where there are many people, small place and you can easily throw things away from its place. But there was non of this. Huge space, everything on the wall, nearly no people. 4/ can not go close to the paintings, photographs (which some of them are miniatures), or to the glass showcas with jewelery (where detailes are the most interesting part) next to the wall as there are alarms buzzing anytime you go closer. I never experienced this. Either you do not show the small objects or make it accesible. I do not want to listen to this anoying sound following by anouncment from the guard I am too close. Go to other museums and get inspired. I can highly reccomend Soumaya Museum. It is for free (for everyone) and you can get close to the glass showcases with no trouble. 5/ some of the expositions were close I had a very nice day till entering this place. Being two months in Mexico, I am sorry to say that, this was the place with the worst approach.
  • My favorite museum in Mexico City! Some of the most famous Frida's paintings are here. Extensive green fields with Xoloescuincle dogs and Peacocks everywhere as well as little food trucks. Although it is a bit far from the center, it is definitely worth it.
  • Amazing collection, in a stunning setting. See the bald Mexican dogs in the garden.
  • Excellent grounds, amazing old building, large selection of Diego Rivera art and other artifacts. A nice place to wonder around and relax, get there early to avoid traffic and crowds
  • It has a very good collection. They also have great temporary exhibitions. The gardens are gorgeous. Also a must: visit the día de muertos ofrenda between October and January each year.