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

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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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  • The Museum is located in Chapultepec Park. We picked up her husband on Sundays-and here a pleasant surprise on Sunday are free:)) at the entrance, you should leave the backpack in the vault. The Museum has a beautiful collection of sculptures of contemporary Mexican artists on the ground floor, and a collection of images on the top floor (including a few images of Diego Riviera). . There is also a small cafe with great coffee where you can sit for a while. Part of the collection of sculptures and spatial installations is located in surrounding garden (with great pleasure we sat down on the grass and watched us work); There were also us anything niebojące Chipmunks:))
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  • If you want to know about modern Mexican art, this is the place. All the greats of the last 100 years are there and its topical exhibitions enlarge its permanent collection. At the time of this writin...  more »
  • This museum situated in the Av.Reforma in the Park of Chapultepec has two floors with several rooms exhibiting itinerant shows and his own collection of Mexican art. Interesting visit. Front of the Tamayo Museum of contemporary art.
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  • I'm sure this is a great museum, but it's horribly operated. The front desk took our money, told us we had 45 minutes left before closing, but then denied our entrance to any exhibit. We immediately went back to get a refund, but were told that isn't possible. The guy was literally counting cash in front of us and said a refund was impossible without a formal request on another day (we had a flight the next morning). No manager was nearby to help. To top it all off, their cash-only policy meant I didn't have the money for street tacos on the way home.
  • A must see, they have one of most famous Frida Kahlo's painting called "Las dos Fridas". The entrance is free on Sundays and some of the expositions change frequently.
  • Great collections, however very small. Expos change very often and every time you go there you'll see a new one. This is good but at the same time has no identity. Doesn't seem very "modern" as other museums in the world.
  • Small museum with temporary exhibitions. Needs a complete refurbishment esp. For lighting and a more attractive collection. Sunday free entrance a plus, otherwise not worth the visit.
  • Some exhibitions are just ok. But there are wonderful pieces that might inspire you if you like modern art and Mexican art.

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