Museo Nacional De Arte, Mexico City

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Discover the country's artistic heritage at Museo Nacional De Arte, a treasured cultural institution housing a wealth of artworks from the colonial era and onwards. Located in the city's historical center, the museum occupies an impressive early 20th century Neoclassical building, originally home to the old Palace of Communications. It displays a large collection of Mexican art, dating from the mid-16th century to the present day. Themed galleries feature artworks showing the meeting and clash of cultures during the colonial era, the search for a Mexican identity during the Romantic period, and, finally, Mexican Modernism. Plan to see Museo Nacional De Arte and other attractions that appeal to you using our Mexico City vacation generator.
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  • You will be dazzled by the architecture and the inner beauty of the site. Visit the Gallery of paintings, walk you in the different rooms and you'll be attic by the richness of this place
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  • Visit the building of the porfiriato era is a 'must', Sundays at noon there are concerts of Chamber in one of the lounges, exhibitions all the time. This month is the Velasco and other melancholy that brings together painters and sculptors of the 17TH century to the 20th century. In an only place you can learn architecture, music, painting and sculpture. Do it!
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  • The visit allows knowing the Mexican artistic production, strolling by the different periods and artists.
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  • Simply outstanding. The art is just as great with a great selection. There's a section with sculptures that also allows you to sample or touch the same sculpture with different types of materials used during their execution to better define the differences and difficulties with working those materials. I love this museum.
  • Love it! There is almost nobody from Monday to Friday, so it's perfect for enjoy all the expositions. The building is amazing!
  • Beautiful, really beautiful building, exhibits are really good and well curated. You have to pay for “photo rights”, though
  • The art museum is great! I haven't decided if the added fee for pictures is warranted. The museum security doesnt allow photos of the art work at all. I guess your paying for the architecture or something.
  • Lovely building and unsurpassed collection of Mexican art. Well-presented and explained.