Franz Mayer Museum (Museo Franz Mayer), Mexico City

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Art Museum · Hidden Gem · Specialty Museum
An 18th century hospital today stands as Franz Mayer Museum (Museo Franz Mayer), which presents one of the finest collections of decorative arts in Mexico. The art pieces mostly originate from the 16th through the 19th centuries and cover a variety of different art mediums such as ceramics, silverwork, furniture, sculpture, textiles, and paintings. The museum also hosts numerous exhibitions of design and photography. Marvel at the exquisite courtyard garden, featuring a large water fountain as the centrepiece. Take time to sip a coffee while reading a book in the house library, which is home to a large selection of antique and rare books. With our online itinerary creator, Mexico City attractions like Franz Mayer Museum (Museo Franz Mayer) can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Professionally organized museum of decorative arts featuring ceramics, textiles, furniture and objects d’art in cloister/ancient hospital adjacent to church. Well done temporary exhibition of...  more »
  • I first found this courtyard cafe attached to the Franz Mayer Museum over 20 years ago and had a coffee and cheesecake and marveled at how delicious but inexpensive both were. I finally rediscovered.....  more »
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  • Definitely my favorite museum in Mexico City. Such a fantastic collection and a breathtaking library, it boasts. It’s not the largest but well-organized and showcased, which may remind you of the Frick Collection in New York. Every single staff is elegant and friendly. The pinnacle of this place would be its terrace coffee shop which comes with a gorgeous ambience.
  • This museum always has a good expo. The building itself is beautiful and don’t forget to visit their small but cozy library.

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