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Museo Tamayo

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Neighborhood: Bosque de Chapultepec
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Address: Paseo de la Reforma y Gandhi s/n Bosque de Chapultepec I | Miguel Hidalgo, Mexico City 11580, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 5252866519
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Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Description: Founded in 1981, the Museo Tamayo produces original exhibitions of the...
Founded in 1981, the Museo Tamayo produces original exhibitions of the most representative aspects of the international contemporary art scene. In addition, it exhibits its modern and contemporary art collections as well as the oeuvre of its founder, the artist Rufino Tamayo.
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Great modern museum in the museum quarter of Chapultepec

Allow 1 hour to visit this modern museum. Great exhibits (permanent and temporary). Nice shop and open air cafe. Well worth the visit.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 15, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

Tamayo was cute and we were in and out rather quickly due to its size. Its inexpensive so its worth stopping into and near several other museums.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Allow 1 hour to visit this modern museum. Great exhibits (permanent and temporary). Nice shop and open air cafe. Well worth the visit.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

This is a really small museum and IT DOESN'T HAVE ANY TAMAYO PAINTING. However it usually have 2-3 temporal exhibitions, most of them conceptual or experimental art and they are very vanguardist and interesting.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

The exhibits at this museum are always different (they don't have a permanent one) which makes it interesting in every visit. The building itself it's worth the visit.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

The permanent exhibits are wonderful but the visiting exhibitions here are as avant garde and interesting as any in the world. The building is beautiful too...and of coursethe setting, in Chapultapec Park is lovely.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

If you can go visit before they take down this exposition, DO IT. Some parts are super weird and bizarre but in general is just amazing. The room with thousands of little lights is just delightful,I was in love. WARNING: You must get there super early because the tickets sell out and be in the line for a while. After... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Very interesting museum. I'm not sure I would have went other than to see the exhibit by Yayoi Kusama which was outstanding. It ends on January 18, 2015. The tickets are timed because so much of the exhibition is experiential.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

A quick visit to the Museo Tamayo is always recommended as the best contemporary art exhibits are always presented there. A few meters from the Archaeological museum.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Well I visited here when the Kusama exhibition was on. This was apparently amazing 'but' also sold out. You were then left with what the rest of the museum has to offer...which was not a lot! For 38MP you got a visit to the Bienal exposition of various artists and the Antigua exposition of Tamayo's work on the Antigone ballet.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

I had the fortune to visit these museum when the Kusama exposition was on. The exposition is amazing I highly recommend it

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Additional Information about Museo Tamayo

Address: Address: Paseo de la Reforma y Gandhi s/n Bosque de Chapultepec I | Miguel Hidalgo, Mexico City 11580, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 5252866519
Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City>  > Bosque de Chapultepec
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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