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“Royal” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Instituto Cultural Cabanas

Instituto Cultural Cabanas
Hospicio 8 | Colonia Centro, Guadalajara 44100, Mexico
52 33 36176734
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Guadalajara and Tlaquepaque City Sightseeing Tour
Ranked #1 of 154 things to do in Guadalajara
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Owner description: Once an orphanage, this building now serves as a gallery of the famous murals of Jose Clemente Orozco.
Guadalajara, Mexico
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64 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
“Royal”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2013

A very majestic building of huge proportions offers the works of Orosco at his finest. Many foreign exhibits are show here as well. It can take a few visits to see it all.

Visited March 2013
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“Historic orphanage beautifully refurbished”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2013

Beautiful old building with stunning murals and lovely patios. A very nice place to wander. The tour guide was a little long-winded, but you can duck in and out of the tour.

Visited February 2013
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Culiacan, Mexico
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“Interesting, though limited”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013

the murals are certainly the star of the show at this museum. Bring alone your student ID for a hefty discount! much of the exhibits seemed to be closed, but the few that were open were very interesting and well planned.

Visited February 2013
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Boston, Massachusetts
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“Wonderful Museum”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013

The museum offers a great variety of murals and other exhibits, you can easily spend 2 hours there. It is not boring at all because you can admire the murals on the roof. I really enjoyed the museum; I would definitely recommend a visit.

Visited January 2013
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Seattle
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“Seems like a must for Guadalajara”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013

The murals are great, but I liked the structure itself even better. It's a beautiful space. We went first thing on a Saturday morning and it was nearly deserted. For a short time...

Visited February 2013
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