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Museo de Arte Popular

Revillagigedo 11, Mexico City, Mexico
5521-2951
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Very photographable but not very interesting

If you want some cool pictures for Instagram, this museum is great. The collections are set up in a... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
mjfore
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Guadalajara
Absolutely fantastic exhibits within a gorgeous building.

I was shocked and almost passed it up. The art deco building has been beautifully modernized... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
strider4
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Palm Springs, California
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“folk art” (72 reviews)
“popular art” (32 reviews)
“gift shop” (39 reviews)
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Revillagigedo 11, Mexico City, Mexico
Alameda
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Reviewed 6 days ago

If you want some cool pictures for Instagram, this museum is great. The collections are set up in a very interesting way with fun backgrounds and bright colors. The calavera room was well done and they had a lot of brightly colored paper mache animals...More

Thank mjfore
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was shocked and almost passed it up. The art deco building has been beautifully modernized within, and the three floors of colorful folk art, videos, arranged regionally and by topic, partly bilingual, are impressive beyond words. I have never taken so many pics. Do...More

Thank strider4
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They have nice exhibits and a very well preserved art deco building (for architecture lovers) and also I recommend their museum store, really cool artisanal works for the home and a little of fashion.

Thank josyz
Reviewed June 12, 2017

This is a relatively small museum jam-packed with cultural artifacts from many different periods and all regions of Mexico. If you want a real sense of the creativity of the Mexican people over hundreds of years, this is the place to come. Items range from...More

2  Thank Pegstra
Reviewed June 6, 2017

If you happen to be tired of seeing ruins, this is the place to visit. Modern, small, beautiful pieces and perfect souvenir shop. For textiles I recommend you get them here.

1  Thank Nathalia L
Reviewed June 2, 2017

The wildly colorful VW Bug sitting next to the ticket office gives you a clue to the many different and diverse items you'll find in the museum. Go to the 5th floor to start your exploration and work your wsy down. Don't forget the brillantly...More

1  Thank P T
Reviewed May 29, 2017

With any identification that you can proof that you are older than 60 the entree is free. Very interesting and nice to see

Thank Nico S
Reviewed May 28, 2017

A similar Museum once existed on Juarez Avenue by the Alameda Park. As I understand, after that was destroyed by an earthquake, this New Museum was established as a replacement. I must say that the old one was never very popular with visitors or locals,...More

Thank josebenjamin
Reviewed May 22, 2017

I went to the Museo de Arte Popular as part of the Museum Rally for the International Museums Day. It was a great surprise to me, it's a very clean, bright place which can teach you a lot about popular culture in Mexico. There is...More

Thank Alexandra A
Reviewed May 21, 2017

Don't miss this museum of local artisans, the work is amazing. The shop is overpriced but the staff are very well informed.This gives you a real feel of Mexico artisans their skill. Very colorful and not crowded. Large display rooms but could be difficult for...More

Thank Mmwinston
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Alameda
This beautiful park was once the playground for the
wealthiest families in the colonial era, and is now
the perfect place where locals and visitors can spend
a sunny weekend afternoon to relax or shop for
souvenirs at the market. Kids can run around or grab a
bite of cotton candy while teens and adults wander
around admiring the charming gardens and the
sculptures that adorn it. Once the heat rises, it may
...More
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Sharon C
March 29, 2017|
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Response from FRANCISCO FERNA... B | Reviewed this property |
Explanations should be in both languages. If someone is missing, you can always ask for the Manager incharge to have the matter solved.
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