Museum of Modern Art (Museo de Arte Moderno), Mexico City

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3.7/5 based on 200+ reviews on the web
Visit Museum of Modern Art (Museo de Arte Moderno) to witness impressive artworks by world famous artists, such as Frida Kahlo. Opened in 1964, the museum contains roughly 3,000 paintings, sculptures, photographs, and drawings. For its time, the museum stands out as an architectural masterpiece. The building's architects created a sense of fluidity between the interior and exterior by liberally using striking materials, such as glass, white marble, raw flint, aluminum, and fiberglass in its construction. Plan to visit Museum of Modern Art (Museo de Arte Moderno) and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Mexico City attractions using our Mexico City vacation planner.
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  • A sad collection of modern art. 60 $ entrance fee, cash only. Nice cafe/restaurant for a Coffee and snack. 
  • It is a small museum inside Chapultepec Park, so it worth it for the place and to see 'Las dos Fridas' one of the most emblematic painting of Frida Khalo. On Sundays the entrance is free. Enjoy this p...  read more »
  • This museum has the acquis of Remedios Varo, should advocate more for his extraordinary artistic value? You must visit in the city for both residents and visitors.
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  • This is THE Art Museum to visit while in Mexico City. Amazing modernist building from the 1960's that showcases a permanent collection of the big name in Mexican Modern Art: Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, Orzozco, Siqueiros and Tamayo. Also a great place to discover other not so-well known (at least abroad) but interesting and amazing artists from the XXth Century. Montenegro, Izquierdo, Rodríguez Lozano, Goeritz, Mérida or Gironella. The temporary exhibitions are usually flawless and relevant, covering painting, sculpture, architecture, fashion or even design. Walking through the sculptures garden on a sunny day is pleasant and rewarding. The restaurant in the Tamayo Museum, just across the street is perfect to have lunch after the visit.
  • It's a really small museum with four exhibits that are usually very well curated except for one that was just cryptical. I visited while the Balenciaga exhibit was there and it was a good experience over all
  • This museum was a pleasant surprise. I love modern art and have visited many museums around the world; I must say, this museum can compete with top-notch establishments. They have a handful of works by a few prominent artists; the rest of the collection is by lesser-known artists; regardless, I found the collection to be exquisite. The curator has an eye for aesthetic. Definitely worth a visit.
  • Mexico City's most undervalued museum. It's awesome!
  • Different kind of museum in Chapultepec, where multiple ways of thinking converge. Please visit when you ate un México.
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