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. To visit Museo Nacional De Arte on your holiday in Mexico City, and find out what else Mexico City has to offer, use our Mexico City.
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  • There were some nice art works here and there are several floors in a nice building. The entrance fee was $10 US for both of us so less than £5 UK each and would have been lower if paid in pasos but.....  more
    There were some nice art works here and there are several floors in a nice building. The entrance fee was $10 US for both of us so less than £5 UK each and would have been lower if paid in pasos but.....  more »
  • Loved the collection of Mexican artists. Also, an exhibit dedicated to food, cooking, kitchens. I loved that. The building is beautiful and galleries a nice size. It was better than I anticipated. 
    Loved the collection of Mexican artists. Also, an exhibit dedicated to food, cooking, kitchens. I loved that. The building is beautiful and galleries a nice size. It was better than I anticipated.  more »
  • We enjoyed visiting the Museum. For me, the best part was the architecture inside and the modern/contemporary sections. There was also a cool non-permanent exhibit focused on food in Mexico but I'm... 
    We enjoyed visiting the Museum. For me, the best part was the architecture inside and the modern/contemporary sections. There was also a cool non-permanent exhibit focused on food in Mexico but I'm...  more »
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  • An extraordinary museum, a must visit if you’re in CDMX. The architecture is beautiful, you’ll want to take pictures in every floor. I payed a little fee to take pictures so I didn’t feel any guards chasing me as I read on another review. The expositions were about mexican culture without showing much about colonists as the exhibit in Chapultepec castle. You need at least 3 hours to visit it entirely.
  • Very impolite people and not worth it, Suomaya museum is so much better. Hopefully on Sunday it's free, so don't need to pay entrance fee, even foreigners. Btw, the museum is full of security guards and they will be looking at your smartphone's screen so you don't have any privacy. Muy groseros y no vale la pena, el museo Suomaya es mucho mejor.
  • For what they charge for the entrance fees this place offers so so much to see... the paintings, the sculptures. Very impressive. Well maintained architecture. Book stall in front of the museum is a must visit too
  • I cannot believe we had not visited this place on my many trips to CDMX. Beautiful paintings and sculptures, a must visit place for the art and architecture fanatics.
  • Incredible building. A must visit!! $80 pesos to visit. Free if you are a student.

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