Museo de la Charreria, Mexico City

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The Museo de Charrería or Charrería Museum is located in the historic center of Mexico City on Izazaga Street, in an old monastery which was dedicated to the Virgin of Montserrat. The monastery closed in 1821 and the building deteriorated significantly until it was decided to rehabilitate it as a tourist attraction. The purpose of the museum is to preserve and promote the sport and tradition of the charreada with both the museum’s permanent display of art and handicrafts as well as outreach programs.
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  • Ive visited all the basic tourist places of this city and almost skipped this one.. Ended up being my all time favorite museum! For someone like me that knows about horses and charreria this place...  more »
  • This little museum tells the story of Mexico's horsemen and women for the time of Cortez to the decline of the Haciendas. We were given a personal tour buy the old guide who works there. His English....  more »
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  • A museum of Mexican Cowboy Lifestyle called "Charrería".
  • It is under renovation right now and is closed. No mention on the sign if when they expect it to re-open.

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