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National Museum of Mexican Art

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Part of a tour-worth the stop

Stopped here as part of the Chef driven food tour. Definitely worht the stop. Some very interesting... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
daviddT1735JS
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Miramar Beach, Florida
Wonderfully accessible museum and friendly staff!

What a Pilsen gem! The National Museum of Mexican Art hosts a collection that is both rich and not... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Abu94
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Belgrade, Serbia
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Enjoy one of the country's largest collections of Mexican art and culture, including a vibrant textile collection including indigenous outfits and weavings, folk art including masks and Día de los Muertos artifacts and ephemera documenting the...more
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1852 W 19th St, Chicago, IL 60608-2706
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We have visited many museums near the Loop and decided to go to The National Museum of Mexican Art and are so happy we did. What an experience! It began with the smell of fresh churros when we exited the Pink Line train at 18th...More

Thank msuebell
Reviewed 4 days ago

Stopped here as part of the Chef driven food tour. Definitely worht the stop. Some very interesting and thought provoking art.

Thank daviddT1735JS
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a Pilsen gem! The National Museum of Mexican Art hosts a collection that is both rich and not overwhelming in its scope. A special shout out to our guide, Mario Hernandez, who gave our program group an informative tour of the museum and also...More

Thank Abu94
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This museum is a Must See on a trip to Chicago. It holds the largest collection of Mexican Art in the country. Each display has a printed description and historical relevance that makes your viewing more significant. It has both religious, cultural and political paintings...More

Thank Suzanne B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The National Museum of Mexican Art is a worthy destination for art lovers. Located in the Pilsen neighborhood of southwest Chicago, I found it excellent on all counts. Pilsen sits next to La Villita (Little Village) and today both are Mexican working-class neighborhoods, mexicanos having...More

Thank Sinsal
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A small but very well curated museum with spectacular art. Don't miss the Huichol beadwork! Very family friendly and a great experience in the Pilsen neighborhood.

Thank Michelle M
Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

This was my 14-yo daughter's pick. We visited 3 small museums today and this was my favorite. It was surprisingly busy for a Tues. Late morning, mixed-ethnicity and mixed age group with a lot of small kids. A lot of Mexican ethnic history as well...More

Thank Mike R
Reviewed August 13, 2018

We visited the National Museum of Mexican Art with our teenage children recently. What a gem! First, there is no admission fee, so it's a budget friendly experience. It's located in the Pilsen neighborhood, which sports several beautiful murals and authentic cuisine. The museum itself...More

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Reviewed August 6, 2018

We did the Lagaunitas brewery tour and still had some time. The museum is not too far and it's free. There is some really cool art that illustrated Mexican history and culture. We did not have enough time to see the whole museum so I...More

Thank Justkt08
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Living in Chicago makes it easy to visit this museum yearly. YES I visit every year, because there is always something new in exhibit. My favorite time to go is between October and November because there are a lot of well elaborated Altars in honor...More

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jade r
September 2, 2018|
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Response from jimtons | Reviewed this property |
I don't think there is but it is a small friendly museum and my guess is that they would keep something at the front desk for you.
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mmwehrle
July 28, 2017|
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Response from Liliana R | Reviewed this property |
Parking is free.... on the street. Sorry for my delay ..... I didn't realize I have a question
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