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Franz Mayer Museum (Museo Franz Mayer)

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Address: Hidalgo 45 | Centro Historico, Mexico City 06300, Mexico
Phone Number: 55182266
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Tue - Fri 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Description: Located in a 16th-century Spanish hospital, this museum features a large...
Located in a 16th-century Spanish hospital, this museum features a large collection of colonial art.
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Remarkable and charming museum

This is a very charming and enjoyable visit, and a remarkable collection. This was my second visit to this Museum. It has a beautiful and exceptional collection, in a remarkable... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 29, 2015
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Geneva, Geneve, Switzerland
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Geneva, Geneve, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

This is a very charming and enjoyable visit, and a remarkable collection. This was my second visit to this Museum. It has a beautiful and exceptional collection, in a remarkable 18th Century monastery. The visitor deeply enjoys the discovery of beautiful artworks, as much as the visit of the buidlings, especially the courtyard.

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

The museum is in an 18th century building that used to be a monastery and hospital, with a beautiful courtyard and coffee shop downstairs. The collection of decorative arts contains beautiful examples of furniture, pottery, textiles, and other handcrafts--both of Mexican and European origin. Be sure to have a coffee and enjoy the lovely courtyard while you're there.

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Bloomfield Hills
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Disappointed in this museum which I had heard good things a out. Nothing exciting. Unfortunately a new exhibit was going up and may have been better. Try Museo de la Estampa next door for first class graphic works.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

I have mixed feeling about this museum, but actually its very simple: the permanent collection is good, but not great, actually the way it's shown it's not very visitor friendly; a lot of pieces can be seen in churches or other locations. However the temporal exhibits are a completely different story, when we visit the museum there were three at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

The "BICI" expo at the Frank Mayers Museum is well packed and documented, excellent tour to slow down, a must if exist any love for bikes.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

The new exhibit entitled La Bici was rather disappointing. It wasn't bad, and I'm sure for a city which has only recently discovered the bicycle, many locals think it's a good exhibition. But for those of us in the know (and the seat), it lacks coolness and hipness and everything a bike exhibition should be. Minimal info on alternative bikes... More 

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san diego
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

When I first walked into this museum I was overwhelmed, in a happy way, by all of the framed posters on the courtyard walls of the 1st and 2nd story. I took a look at all of those before entering the inside exhibits. This museum has many themes such as talavera pottery, silver jewelry, colonial paintings, and gold artifacts. The... More 

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Athens, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

A private art museum in a monastery near the center, its rich collections give you a deep appreciation for the cultural wealth of Mexico City, as well as the interpenetration of Spanish and Indian life ways. Here you are near what was once the central Aztec market at the time of the conquest. Easy to reach by metro. The small... More 

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Hyderabad
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

I enjoyed Franz Mayer's museum of decorative arts and design more than any other museum I visited during my visit. It presented a select collection of high quality historic pieces and through contemporary exhibits provoked dialogue and discussion. The World Association of Press Photographers presented its winners for 2014. With photos of war and trauma, as well as natural beauty... More 

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California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014 via mobile

If one Izmir a fan of decorative arts, this a must-see. I am not, but still enjoyed it. AND it has an awesome cafe. Had the only decent club sandwich I've ever had in Central or South America here.

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Additional Information about Franz Mayer Museum (Museo Franz Mayer)

Address: Hidalgo 45 | Centro Historico, Mexico City 06300, Mexico
Phone Number: 55182266
Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Mexico City
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

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