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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  • Franz Mayer, a German industrialist in, I think, the early 20th century, put together an amazing collection of the best Mexican objets d'art from the 17th and 18th centuries - wonderful furniture, sil...  more »
  • If you like ceramic arts, silver, glassware and other show-off pleasures of the best crafts people you will love this place. The furniture alone is worth a visit. But my favorite was a special exhibit...  more »
  • This museum is in the city of museums. A tour of the permanent collection and the surprises offered by the temporary is always pleasant.
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  • Muy buenas expos a precios razonables
  • Mi museo favorito :3
  • One of the hidden jewels of Mexico City. Perhaps the best collection of decorative arts in Latin America. Superb silver, furniture, Talavera, ivory from colonial period.
  • Impressive marquetry on display. Temporary exhibits on the balcony above a charming courtyard. Was very tranquil in the rain.
  • De mis museos favoritas. Excelentes muestras de diseño.