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Address: Hospicio 8 | Colonia Centro, Guadalajara 44100, Mexico
Phone Number: 52 33 36176734
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Once an orphanage, this building now serves as a gallery of the famous...

Once an orphanage, this building now serves as a gallery of the famous murals of Jose Clemente Orozco.

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Art in 'hospital'

If you are in guadalajara you must see that facility. It is within walking distance from cathedral. Entrance costs around 60 MXN for adults, 35 MXN for students.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

If you are in guadalajara you must see that facility. It is within walking distance from cathedral. Entrance costs around 60 MXN for adults, 35 MXN for students.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

There offers a free tour guide to explain the paintings and history. We didn't know it. But luckily we bumped into a group and the guide invite us to join. I love the guide who is very knowledgeable. he is so passionate and friendly. So lucky we have him. This is the highlight.

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Asheville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Had read about the murals and was curious to see them in person. They were incredible. But and here is the big but. To really appreciate and understand them, it is essential that you join one of the regular tours that are provided by a local guide who speaks perfect English. Without the knowledge he shared, I would not have... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely splendid, the architecture, Orozco's ceilings and murals, most interesting temporary exhibitions w one delicious one for children about Frida K., etc

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The building itself is huge, old and beautiful. Easy to get lost if you don't pay attention. I was a bit disappointed by the exhibitions they had, but that's just a matter of taste. Worth a visit. If you want to take photos, you need to pay a fee and get a little photo badge so guards won't bother you.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Hospicio Cabanas, now called Instituto Cultural Cabanas, is a fantastic neo-classical building. It is really nice to wander around the multiple inner courtyards and rows of rooms on a warm day, enjoying the coolness of the stone walls. Don't miss the superbs frescoes by Jose Clemente Orozco. From the main door, it is in front of you on the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely building and exhibits. There is a paid entrance and if you wish to take photos you must pay a camera fee. Orozco murals are absolutely stunning.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Art displayed in different areas of the historic orphanage building. Wondering bronze sculptures outside, and murals in the cathedral. A nice walk to get there too, passing many lovely buildings and sculptures.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed the frescos in the main hall. They are best viewed with a guide. The other exhibits were somewhat of interest to us especially the architecture of mexico with the scale models of some very interesting buildings. Since we do not speak Spanish it was hard for us to interpret a lot of the other exhibits as these are... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well organized museum that uses the unique (and large) space to its advantage. The main attraction are the murals in the large cathedral (which are awesome), however make sure to spend another 45 minutes walking around and viewing the other exhibits. There is a children's section toward the back left of the second square too.

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