Museo Franz Mayer, Mexico City

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An 18th century hospital today stands as Museo Franz Mayer, which presents one of the finest collections of decorative arts in Mexico. The art pieces mostly originate from the 16th through the 19th centuries and cover a variety of different art mediums such as ceramics, silverwork, furniture, sculpture, textiles, and paintings. The museum also hosts numerous exhibitions of design and photography. Marvel at the exquisite courtyard garden, featuring a large water fountain as the centrepiece. Take time to sip a coffee while reading a book in the house library, which is home to a large selection of antique and rare books. Plan your Museo Franz Mayer visit and explore what else you can see and do in Mexico City using our Mexico City vacation trip planner.
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  • Today we had the opportunity to visit this small museum to see the exhibition IROHA which serves to commemorate the 120 anniversary of the Japanese migration to Mexico. This collection we really liked, mainly the armors and swords of samurai as well as kimonos from different eras. I recommend visiting it.
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  • The museum is an easy walk across the street from Bellas Artes and is relatively inexpensive. I got in for free with my student ID. When I went, the museum had just opened a temporary exhibit of the W...  more »
  • This museum, which is located in Avenida Hidalgo front Mall, is focused on the design and the decorative arts. Among its collections are pieces of silverware, ceramics, furniture and textiles; as well as popular art such as toys and masks, with Ruth lettuce collection. Throughout the year they have exhibitions such as World Press Photo.
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  • It's one of my favorite museums, they always have great and creative art work, including textiles as well. Great location, quiet place.
  • Very interesting to See the colonial Art collection he had. Beautiful Museum that completes the Puzzle of the Mexican history.
  • A collection of fine works of art spamming over 300 years! And a dam fine you at that. A must go for 50 peso. I was very surprised I went to 5 or 6 museo while in Mexico city. From painting,furniture, clothes and forged silver and gold. just go!
  • Fabulous. The history of the place and the variety of exhibitions they have. A must see if you're visiting the city.
  • One of the largest decorative arts collection in Latin America housed in a very beautiful historical building. This is a must go if you're visiting Mexico City

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