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Museo Antiguo Palacio de Iturbide

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Address: Madero, 17, Mexico City 06010, Mexico
Phone Number: 52-5-225-0247
Description: Built in the 18th century, this large home provides visitors a look a...
Built in the 18th century, this large home provides visitors a look a traditional baroque architecture.
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An excellent museum beautiful paintings not overwhelming truly worth a visit. Easy to get to. High quality stuff

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 14, 2015
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New Hampshire
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29 reviews 29 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

An excellent museum beautiful paintings not overwhelming truly worth a visit. Easy to get to. High quality stuff

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Beautiful building, a quiet spot away from the chaos of Madero. Exhibits seem to change, but when I visited, I saw Diego Rivera's Flower Seller! What a lovely surprise.

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San Diego
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

We visited this beautiful palace that houses an incredible art collection belonging to Banamex (large Mexican bank). The collection spans from the XVII to the XXI century in Mexican painting, you will see works of art from Dr. Atl, Velasco, Rivera to Tamayo and Coronel. The entrance to this magnificent palace is free and if you show up at noon... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014 via mobile

Supposedly, this place has an incredible art collection, but I have never seen it. First visit, there was a wonderful Christmas exhibit. Second time, a modern furniture show. Boring.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

If you want to know the Mexican History from the Architectural and artistical perspective, do not miss this exhibition that is open till June 2014. The setting is faboulous! A colonial house from the 1800's transformed in museum. The exhibition combines original architectural sketches, pictures, scale models. It relates architecture, art, furniture and history, the exterior influences and the look... More 

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Plattsburgh, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

Located on Madero Street, the Palacio de Iturbide is an easy stop to see both a wonderful historical building as well as interesting temporary exhibits. Currently, 20th Century Mexico City architecture is showcased. Even if your not particularly a student of architecture, you'll find the exhibit interesting. From photos to architectural drawings to scale models, one gets a good sense... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

We stumbled across this museum as we walked down Calle Madero in the heart of the capital.Mexico City has made great strides since I lived here around 10 years ago and the pedestrianization of this street has been one of them. There was an interesting silver exhibition in a lovely historic building.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013 via mobile

As you stroll down Madero Street, take a break from the maddening crowd to pop into the Museo Antiguo Palacio de Iturbide. First, the architectural brilliance of the building is worth a visit with or without an art collection housed inside it. Second, the collection of silver and jewelry will inspire both the artist as well as the hopeful collector.... More 

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Cuernavaca, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2012

There is little that I can add to other reviews except to reinforce how gorgeous this building really is. I have now visited it on two occasions on separate trips to Mexico and both times there was a very interesting, well-curated exhibition on offer. When I drifted in today, there was a fantastic silver exhibition and I turned up at... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2012

The building is astonishing itself. Used to be the house of Iturbide. Now holds different exhibitions from the mexican culture, I go at least once a year and each time in memorable.

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