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Museo Casa Luis Barragan

Calle General Francisco Ramirez 14, Mexico City 11840, Mexico
52-5-5159408
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Impressive Really!

It doesn't look much from the outside of the building. Even when the tour starts already, I still... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
queenym
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Bangkok, Thailand
Did not disappoint!

After visiting Mexico City many times, we finally got it together to make reservations for the tour... read more

Reviewed June 21, 2017
MexicoByHand
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Berkeley, California, United States
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The preserved home of Mexican architect Luis Barragán allows visitors to view a primary example of his famous architectural style.
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  • Very good15%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Calle General Francisco Ramirez 14, Mexico City 11840, Mexico
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Reviewed 3 days ago

It doesn't look much from the outside of the building. Even when the tour starts already, I still doesn't feel so much. But after 2 - 3 rooms of the house where the architect Luis designed, I get it! I get in his style and...More

Thank queenym
Reviewed June 21, 2017

After visiting Mexico City many times, we finally got it together to make reservations for the tour of Casa Luis Barragan, and we're so happy we did. If you appreciate the architect and want to learn more, it's a must. Our guide, Roberto, lead the...More

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Reviewed May 28, 2017 via mobile

The Museo Casa Luis Barragan is the home and studio of one of the most famous architects in Mexico. The use of color and light creates magical places all around the house. Try to visit on a sunny day to enjoy the garden as well.

Thank MTorre
Reviewed May 4, 2017 via mobile

While we were glad to see parts of the interior of Barragan's home, I was surprised by those that were off limits. Not until the end of the tour did we find out that the studio was being renovated and unavailable. There is a whole...More

Thank Griddedsfe
Reviewed April 9, 2017 via mobile

This house is an absolute must see for anyone with an interest in architecture, it's a stunning house with a very good English tour available. You do need to book well in advance and it is an extra 500 pesos if you want to take...More

Thank lauranada
Reviewed March 27, 2017 via mobile

Book well in advance of visiting Mexico City or you will not get in. Entrance is about $15 which is high for Mexico City and I bookie three weeks ahead online and got the last two entrances together for the five days I was planning...More

Thank Nancy D
Reviewed March 18, 2017

Luis Barragan is considered a 'great' of the modernist architects, particularly in his native Mexico. His former home is a delightful mix of space and colour, and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. There are tours in Spanish and English but you MUST pre-book on...More

Thank Adam S
Reviewed March 17, 2017

So glad I was told to visit this home of famous architect Luis Barragan. Tickets are available online and selecting an English tour is limited. Well worth the effort to get here, be educated about the life and times of this 20th century architect.I not...More

Thank Judith A
Reviewed February 2, 2017 via mobile

If you are an architect this is a must see sight It's not expensive as every thing in the city but you will remember it for the rest of your life The journey of the architect mind and body through the house is really touching...More

Thank anas-hosney
Reviewed January 31, 2017

I took many many photos of this home and studio. Today, in Chicago, I met in the elevator of my building an architect friend. He said that one of colleagues admired Louis Barragan as his favorite architect. His buildings are designed with widows high on...More

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also this might help: Phone: (52) 55 5515-4908 (52) 55 5272-4945 For phone inquiries, please call between 10:00 and 17:00 hrs. ADMISSION FEES: Mexican Student: 150 pesos Foreign Student: 200 pesos General admission: 300... More
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You could be lucky--people do get in on the day of their visit. If you're planning to take the English language tour, you should keep in mind that these are not offered every day. You should also consider calling the... More
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