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Museo Soumaya

Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra 303, Ampliacion Granada, Miguel Hidalgo, 11529, Mexico City 01090, Mexico
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Ranked #28 of 289 Attractions in Mexico City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Museums
Description: 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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Leon, Mexico
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

That was the review of the NYTimes when that museum opened. I think is accurate. It has some very beautiful art works, specially some of the European middle ages, renaissance, mannerism and baroque; sadly as a museum it lacks of sense. If you are in the neighborhood, better to go the Jumex museum. If you want to see european collections... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

The architecture is modern and unique outside, inside you can found a lot od Dali, Rodin and another art masters pieces. The entrance is free, the best art museum of Mexico

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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This silver blob of a museum is probably one of the most architecturally interesting buildings I've been in. Very deceiving from the outside, the inside is a virtual spiral over 6 floors, each one with an eclectic collection from indigenous art to Rodin. Beautifully laid out and a wonderful venue for receptions. Open 7 days a week and free to... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

The building is worth the detour for itself, so no risk to be disappointed. Then everybody should find something interesting in the exhibitions. As far as I am concerned I found them more and more interesting as I reached the higher levels. Unless you're fond of rows of bills and coins you can safely skip the first one ... then... More

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England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

The building itself is a total delight! We started at the top and worked our way down. The most heralded attractions are the collections of Dali, Rodin and pre-Columbian pieces but I personally enjoyed the Mexican pieces the most. I particularly loved the mosaic by Diego Rivera which is from the Suarez home and which is located on the ground... More

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

First off, the building itself is of a fabulous design. We've never seen a bulding exterior anything close to this. It is sensual and shimmering and sits on a small hillock so you are forced to look up at it. The inside is also sensual with rounded walls of bright white. There are 6 floors of exhibits and they advise... More

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

This museum houses the collection of Carlos Slim. The building itself is a work of art and worth a visit.

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

The architecture of this museum is incredible, the exterior is spectacular! the collection is also good with a variety ranging from Rodin to Dali, some Renoir......... just beside the museum there is also a beautiful shopping plaza with café' and upscale shopping. Also the museum is free.

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Blainville, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

I was amazed with the exterior design, the inside is also good, I visited last month and the collections displayed were beautiful, I was supposed to visit the Aquarium, just a few steps away, but there was a huge line outside, so I try Soumaya museum and it was a nice surprise, Dali, Rodin, Renoir, Siqueiros, Picasso ... Give it... More

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Los Angeles, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

A monument to ego. An immoral waste of money. I can't call it bad taste because I see no taste at all. The building is amazing to look at, from the outside, but if you wonder "how can that possibly work as an art museum?" you'll discover inside that it doesn't. Five floors connected in a slightly Guggenheim way by... More

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