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Museo Soumaya

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Address: Blvd Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra 303 | Col Ampliacion Granada, Miguel Hidalgo, Mexico City 11529, Mexico
Phone Number: 52-5-5163731
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Description: This museum explores the role of art and culture in human life and...
This museum explores the role of art and culture in human life and includes art by such luminaries as the French sculptor Rodin.
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A world class art collection, not to be missed

The building is an unusual space-age design with a five floor interior that is packed with amazing art from all over the world. Each floor is a theme or time period. A 3-4 hour... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
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galveston, texas
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galveston, texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

The building is an unusual space-age design with a five floor interior that is packed with amazing art from all over the world. Each floor is a theme or time period. A 3-4 hour trip for art lovers. This museo is next to the Jumex, so it is easy to see both.

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Tula, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

The architecture is fantastic, the museum is easy to navigate with access for disabled to all levels, there is something for everyone, the descriptions of the exhibits are in Spanish but you can access an app (either apple or android). We went on a Sunday morning at about 11.00a.m. and parking and access was quick and easy. I went to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

A very atttactive building from the outside and very bright and luminous from the inside. This makes the visit more chearful and agreable. I liked most of all Dali's sculputures they are outstanding . All the other sculptures are beautiful too. The paintings are average, whereas Sophia Loren's part of the museum is really very very nice. Everything in this... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

The private collection of Mr Carlos Slim. The collection is impressive. Though I have to say some of the integrity of the curation leaves dome things to be desired. For example the top floor of priceless and stunning Rodin sculptures and some amazing impressionist paintings are displayed in a random and haphazard way. This took away some of the enjoyment... More 

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Pontevedra, Spain
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

I´m not a museums person, but I must say that this one had my attention the moment I saw its exterior contemporary architecture. Once we got inside we were just fascinated by its beautiful, impressive design. The two things that had got my complete interest were the sculptures and the Sophia Loren exposition. The rest is also quite interesting, but... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Easy to get to by subway.Get off at Polanca and either walk or take a taxi for 40 pesos to bring you to the front door the that magnificent building. There are some wonderful pieces of art in there. A true surprise for me was the collection of all the paraphernalia of Sophia Loren. Nice restaurant and shopping all around... More 

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Puebla, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

This is an amazing building to visit and the entrance is free. It is a very big museum and you will need some hours to visit the entire exposition. I will recommend to go on week days because on the weekend is quite crowded and you can also go to the Jumex museum that's next to it.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

The building itself has become an icon although I'm not sure I like it. The art collection inside is disappointing, probably due to very poor museography. Just a group of "big name" works with very little substance. There is no order or logic to the collection.

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Toronto
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

The museum is housed in a nice building and it is located in a nice neighbourhood (Polanco) across from a very nice shopping mall. There are some murals by Deigo Riviera but we did not spend a lot of time in the museum.

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Los Angeles, California
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42 reviews 42 reviews
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Don't trek to the outer limits of Polanco for this "museum" - sure, it looks striking in its shiny silvery hour glass shape, plopped down against middle-of-the-road corporate office buildings surrounding it. But step inside you see nothing but a second rate Guggenheim-ish ramp going up along really second-rate art, awkwardly arranged in an incomprehensible way. Best thing - it's... More 

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