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Museo Memoria y Tolerancia

Plaza Juarez, Centro Historico | Frente al Hemiciclo a Juárez de la Alameda central, Mexico City 06010, Mexico
01 55 51 30 5555
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Ranked #7 of 289 Attractions in Mexico City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Museums
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Stairs / elevator
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English first
Mexico City, Mexico
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Great reminder of what is a part of history and what can't be forgotten! Excellent museum, very interactive. If you keep things in perspective and understand history then it's a must. Good collection and well in order, worth the visit, and at an international level.

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Austin, Texas
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73 reviews 73 reviews
28 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Much of the first half of the museum is dedicated to the Holocaust followed by studies of other genocides of the last 100 years. It is extremely well done and very interactive. I was really impressed with the quality and originality of the exhibits. And while it was somber, it was less depressing than I thought it might be. Perhaps... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
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155 reviews 155 reviews
15 attraction reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Obviously (and fortunately) not really Mexican as the topic of the Museum is the genocides of the last century. The Museum is well done in a modern and interesting building. The part on Memoria is terribly explicit and seriously depressing but extremely well done, the second part, supposedly more positive is less powerful (to be honest it's difficult to be... More

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Mexico City, Mexico
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26 reviews 26 reviews
24 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

I was walking around downtown when I saw a small entrance to this museum, I was really amazed by the beauty of the building once inside, the museum is dedicated to the genocides of the world, it has a permanent exposition on the holocaust and has many items and rooms of the theme. it is not a well-known museum so... More

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Houston, Texas
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

My family and I were so amazed by the quality and content of this museum that we are definitely considering returning the next time we visit Mexico City. The guided tours are the best way of getting to know the generalities of the museum, so you can return and spend additional time in the areas that were of most interest... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I walked by -not looking for this museum and decided to check it out as I had some free time. I was so surprised. The name ( memory and tolerance ) doesn't really prepare you for the content of the museum . It was mesmerizing and some of it shocking. If you don't read Spanish , I would honestly suggest... More

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Celaya, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

The museum's tour starts from the top floor and goes down to the first rooms you see when you enter. The exhibition is long but full of meaning if you can focus your mind for 2-3 hours. It starts with the Jewish Holocaust and finishes with art works that help to bring out important questions and reflections about human nature.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Very good museum, especially their exhibits on recent events in Mexico, Rwanda, Guatemala, etc. A little more expensive than others, but worth it. My tour guide was awesome. Overall, a great and very interesting museum.

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Toronto, Canada
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71 reviews 71 reviews
47 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

This museum is very close to Palacio de Bellas Artes and just across the street from Almeda Park. There are some signs in English but if you do not speak Spanish, it is probably better to get an audioguide. I think it was about 80 pesos. About half of the museum is about the Nazis with the other half dedicated... More

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Mexico City, Mexico
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

For a very low amount (moreless $6.5 usd) you can visit the museum in just 1 hour and a half with a guide! The way they are prepared/informed its incredible and they make you think about your behavior and attitude towards your similars. Definitely this is a worldclass museum!

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