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Instituto Cultural Cabanas

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Once an orphanage, this building now serves as a gallery of the famous murals of Jose Clemente Orozco.
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Calle Paseo Hospicio 8 | Colonia Centro, Guadalajara 44100, Mexico
+52 33 3617 6734
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In Guadalajara historical center you have so much to do This was one of my favourite places for sure Free entrance, amazing guest service, the arts are a misture of breath taking and coolness ☺️ It can be done in 30 minutes but I was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must visit on every trip to Guadalajara. Permanent Orozco murals and changing exhibits means it is always fresh. Wild sculptures that are actually chairs and benches out front.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful experience with the guide that is not only very knowledgeable about the history of this paintings but he also teaches you to appreciate the art exposed and makes you want to learn more about these paintings and the painter's point of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank yaragon01
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Since it is a Unesco heritage site, the hospicio is obviously worth a visit. The sculptures n front of the building are whimsical and beautifully done. The chapel contains one of Orozco's greatest murals, a meditation on the travails of the Mexican people over time....More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent 3 hours here in October 2018. Paid to bring in my DSLR (NO FLASH ALLOWED). Paid for an English speaking guide at the Admissions Office. The guy was a pompous jerk. Yet, I didn't let his demeanor sully the magnificence of this exhibition. Orozco...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Bill D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well located, beautiful building with lots of history in an excellent location. Lots to do and plenty of shopping. Lovely architecture.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank l r
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Do NOT miss this place. We call it el hospicio in Guadalajara, the orphanage, and indeed it was an orphanage for most of its life. Additionally, it's one of the first big buildings in the city. It's now a museum to showcase the murals of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Enrique N
Reviewed November 6, 2018

This is beautiful - definitely a must see if you are visiting Guadalajara. There are different art pieces to check out and the ceiling murals are incredible.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank toris27
Reviewed October 27, 2018

Beautiful historic building. I appreciated that tours are available in English. Highly recommend a docent tour as there is not enough information otherwise.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Risa L
Reviewed October 15, 2018

Do not miss it! Beautiful building. Orozco's murals are outstanding and even for me, that I am an specialist in this subject, the guided tour was great!

Date of experience: November 2017
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December 3, 2018|
Response from Risa L | Reviewed this property |
Perhaps someone on the Guadalajara travel forum can help - I was just there (late afternoon) but don't recall the hours.
August 27, 2018|
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Response from J2880ZApedrob | Reviewed this property |
En el estacionamiento de Plaza Tapatía
February 28, 2015|
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Response from claudio_albarran | Reviewed this property |
Tuesday thru Sunday from 10 AM to 6 PM, Central. There is a $70 MXP fee, however on Tuesdays, there is no cost. This is their official webpage: hospiciocabanas.jalisco.gob.mx