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Address: Calle Paseo Hospicio 8 | Colonia Centro, Guadalajara 44100, Mexico
Phone Number: 52 33 36176734
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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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This is an enormous structure - the largest in North America we were told. Plan on spending several hours just to view the 57 Orozco murals. This being the Germany/Mexico year... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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los angeles
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is an enormous structure - the largest in North America we were told. Plan on spending several hours just to view the 57 Orozco murals. This being the Germany/Mexico year, one side of the museum is devoted to contemporary German art, the other to Jorge Martinez, a prominent Jalisco painter.

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Guadalajara, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Original it was build as an orphan house, today is a cultural center perfectly restored. Includes XX century mural paintings by famous Jose Clemente Orozco

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Genova, Italia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful building in the historical city center of Guadalajara. It is the biggest neoclassical colonial building in Mexico. One of the most interesting parts are the murales made by Orozco: very impressive! A tip: enjoy the guided tour!

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Guadalajara Metropolitan Area, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Instituto Cultural Cabanas is more than the fantasmic Orozco murals. Located in downtown Guadalajara, a short walk from the Cathedral and Teatro Degollado, it is host to art and cultural exhibits and events. A former orphanage, one can now see exhibits by renowned local and international artists, as well as attend events from astronomical conferences to ecumenical celebrations. It... More 

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Toronto
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely incredible place to visit! Went in the evening for a conference dinner and was amazed by the frescos. Beautiful architecture as well.

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Manaus, AM
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's a kind of a museum, to me, with a veru good infrastruture for tourists. Amazing paintings and scultures. It's more than worth to go there

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San Pedro Sula, Honduras
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My visit here was short. We had a Cultural Dinner event here for a Industry meeting. The performances that we witnessed where amazing. The folklore and traditional mariachi, machete dance and all.

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Tacoma, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

This large building is amazing and it is especially enjoyable with a guide to explain the vivid Jose Clemente Orosco frescoes in the entry. We learned much about the struggle of the Mexican people's and this artist is amazing. The dome has the flaming or burning man who is ultimately free from the world through fire. Our guide took us... More 

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Guadalajara, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

This place has a Painting Gallery, it most impressive and most known is a Painting called "The Man on Fire", this place is located in Plaza Tapatia (This is how the people Born in the Guadalajara city call them selves "Tapatios" around this area is a big walking area, with shopping malls and a Big Jewelry Shopping mall where you... More 

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Santa Barbara, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

I'm not a mural person but the incredible murals by Orozco should not be missed in this historic building. Make sure you also see the one in the Governor's building which is close by. There are free English "tours" every hour. We just missed one when we entered but then took one just because it was available. Really, don't come... More 

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