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National Museum of Art

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Address: Calle Tacuba 8, Mexico City, Mexico
Phone Number: 55 5130 3400
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Description: This museum has a huge collection of artwork ranging from ancient times to...
This museum has a huge collection of artwork ranging from ancient times to the present.
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This museum is located in Tacuba street in the center of Mexico City. The museum shows mexican painting with some very nice paintings and also some temporary pieces. The museum is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

This museum is located in Tacuba street in the center of Mexico City. The museum shows mexican painting with some very nice paintings and also some temporary pieces. The museum is not very big but it shows nice paintings. The building where the museum is located is very beautiful by itself. It's worthy to walk inside and enjoy it. This... More 

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Taiwan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

I am lucky go on Sunday, it's free. But whatever if they require the ticket, it's worth. This art museum is not big likes New York, but really really high level painting they have. I love very much a lot paintings here, it's really really good. You know sometimes you need to spend the time to look for a good... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

A good way to spend an afternoon. It is free on Sundays. The work is mainly by Mexican artists. Everything is written in Spanish. Limited English translation is available in some rooms.

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San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

This exhibition is on loan from the Tate in London and is a wonderful history of Landscape paintings - on until mid June - the gallery building is a show of its own and don't miss the Velascos upstairs.

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Pflugerville, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Free on Sunday, but I would have been okay paying the $3 (USD) admission on another day. Enjoyed the building as well as the art. The collection was a good size and we were able to get through without being overwhelmed. On our late Sunday morning visit it was not crowded, except in the special exhibits.

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Cork
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

A collection of Mexican History from early colonial period to mid twentieth century and few temporary exhibitions.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Visited the MUNAL to see the Landscapes of the Mind exhibit and loved it. Great exhibit and when you combine it with the Jose Maria Velasco, it can't get any better. And do walk around for the building is exquisite

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La Paz, Bolivia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

I don't expect the museums found in Washington DC or Chicago when I travel abroad. So, look at these places with an appreciation for the country rather than from the perspective of being blown away. Make time to stroll through the gardens.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Nice museum but nothing you haven't seen before. It does have Mexican pieces that you might not see elsewhere like Frida's pieces. It's location is very refreshing too.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

I like art. And I like Mexican art. So, when I read in their website (www.munal.mx) that this Museum shows "art works produced in Mexico between the second half of the 16th century and the first half of the 20th century" with the purpose of "offering a global and synthetic view of the Mexican art in this period" I got... More 

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Additional Information about National Museum of Art

Address: Address: Calle Tacuba 8, Mexico City, Mexico
Phone Number: 55 5130 3400
Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City>  > Centro
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm

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