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Museo de Arte Popular

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Address: Revillagigedo 11, Mexico City, Mexico
Phone Number:
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Dazzling and Enchanting

One of the most favorite things that Judi and I love to do in Mexico is to marvel at the handcraft. We have traveled widely in Mexico and thought we had seen great examples of... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Mel L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

One of the most favorite things that Judi and I love to do in Mexico is to marvel at the handcraft. We have traveled widely in Mexico and thought we had seen great examples of local handcraft in the many shops, galleries, artist studios and museums that are part of every town and city. But the Museo Arte Popular in... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Crowds understandably flock to the Anthropology Museum, but the savvy art aficionado won't want to miss the Modern Art Museum - where the sculpture garden is one of the best in North America - don't pass up on this goldmine under a hand-basket.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Museo de Arts Popular presents a great collection of a wide variety of folk art including carvings, fabric, metals, festival and even Dias del Muerto pieces. Very nice collection and presented very well. Plus a very nice gift shop.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really enjoyed 2 hrs we spent here. Incredible collections of craft art from thru out the country. Walk away so impressed with the talent of artists and commitment of Mexico to sustaining thru supporting education of the youth. Very special place

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Nanticoke, Maryland Usa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is one of my favorite museums in Mexico City. We stop in here, along with a number of other great museums whenever we're in town. Visitors can get a good introduction to the arts, crafts and cultures of the wonderful people of this great country. I've worked as a museum director all of my professional life. Whenever I... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of my favorite experiences in Mexico City! Colorful, whimsical collections of folk arts and crafts from around Mexico. Very high quality. Many of the pieces are just stunning. A smile always on my face! Cool building, and amazing gift shop. The first floor now hosts a temporary exhibition with a lot of text, only in Spanish.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This spectacular art deco firehouse is located in the city's historic center. The collection is of well-preserved crafts and folk art from the various traditions that make up Mexican culture.

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not like other museums, this museum is a real cultural gem for tourists and locals. Overwhelmed by the richness of the displays.

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Dallas, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This four story museum features artisan works and other items of mexican art. Only 1/2 of the large structure is available to art seekers. The entire tour of the museum might take 2 hours. I liked some of the whimsical pieces found in the museum. However, how many clay pots and devilish masks can one endure? The exhibit seemed a... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 19, 2017

This museum was so fun, bright, and fascinating. It's around the block from the Hilton Reforma in the historical center and can easily be seen in about an hour. The museum store is great too for local gifts. The museum was not crowded at all, and had interesting art and exhibits for adults and kids.

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