This former colonial home was elegantly restored by the artist Rufino Tamayo in order to display his extensive collection of pre-Columbian artifacts. While there's not always sufficient information about every item (at least not on the English language cards in each room), the way the space is designed more than makes up for that. Each room is painted a different intense color - when combined with the dramatic lighting, the overall effect is a sort of mystical atmosphere. The artifacts are grouped thematically and displayed in niches in the thick adobe walls. Well worth a visit, both for the collections and the architecture.
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