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Address: Calle Paseo Hospicio 8 | Colonia Centro, Guadalajara 44100, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 33 3617 6734
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Once an orphanage, this building now serves as a gallery of the famous...

Once an orphanage, this building now serves as a gallery of the famous murals of Jose Clemente Orozco.

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Stunning Frescos

We arrived without planning to take an English speaking tour - it would be another 45 minutes and decided to wait for it. We walked through the buildings and stopped for tea and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We arrived without planning to take an English speaking tour - it would be another 45 minutes and decided to wait for it. We walked through the buildings and stopped for tea and met the tour guide at the appointed time. He was delightful older fellow and we 2 were the only ones for a tour of the frescos. We... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Been there a few times, the permanent and temporal exibitions always amaze me. Just the Pepe Clemente Orozco murals are reason enough to pay a visit

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Powerful murals enhanced by a terrific free tour (ours, in English) by a member of the staff. Tuesdays are free, too.

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Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

By far this is a big piece of art. The paintings in the inside, the architecture all around makes the history of the building just worth the visit & the pictures. They also have music & dance courses for locals. I have seen pictures of the Toreros that used to fill the outside plaza many many years ago. Just unique.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I wasn't sure what to expect but the building was so beautiful- I wanted to go in. Works of art by German artists were on display. The actually building had many rooms but there were markers on the floor to help navigate. It also had creative spaces were you could go in and work. Interactive displays and audio room dedicated... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the most beautiful paints that I seen in Gdl. The paints are sublime. In that arquitectural site is too admire during some hours. Take the tourist guide if is the first time. Go to the souvenir shop inside the museum.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Truly impressive. I recommend taking a guided tour of the frescos, they alternate Spanish/English on the half hour.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

From the German art display on loan to the Tsompantli skulls, and my favorite Jose Clemente Orozco exhibit in between, the Cabanas institute provides an eye opening look at its diverse history and the art exhibits! The building and grounds are beautiful in themselves, but then they surround an even more magical beauty that is displayed and presented in ways... More 

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Guadalajara, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The place has some of the most important works of art from Jose Clemente Orozco, and has many showings of local and international artists as well. The place is well taken care of, and a great place to spend hours walking and checking all the exhibits. Highly recommended.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

This is one of the most popular places to visit when in Guadalajara, (if you like museums). The place has served as an orphanage, a military base for a brief time and and is now a museum. It is located in mid down town, and close to many places of interest like Plaza de los Mariaches, San Juan De Dios,... More 

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