Museo Diego Rivera Anahuacalli, Mexico City

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#15 of 120 in Museums in Mexico City
Specialty Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
Explore the rich indigenous history of Mexico through the vast collection of Museo Diego Rivera Anahuacalli. Muralist Diego Rivera conceived and projected the museum now housing almost 50,000 pieces of pre-Hispanic history. The design of both the interior and the pyramid-like stone exterior all bear heavily influence from indigenous design, enhancing the overall experience. Inside, explore the countless artifacts, paintings, masks, and sculptures, as well as a small collection of Rivera's mural work. Be prepared to do a lot of walking; visit the top for an excellent view. Take a look at our Mexico City day trip website to schedule your visit to Museo Diego Rivera Anahuacalli and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • What a beautiful building. The history, the collection and the murals you find here will leave you speachless. The is music in the second floor that connects you with the murals and all the paintings....  more »
  • Mesoamerican/pre-Colombian art in an interesting pyramid structure purpose-built to showcase pre-Hispanic artifacts. Remarkable collection. The unfinished mural by Rivera himself and the story of...  more »
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  • Amazing collection of pre- Hispanic art! The Architecture of f museum is nice and reminds us of a pyramid. That was the idea from Diego. Only complaint is the light: either to dark or to much light that reflecting! Don’t forget to look at the sealing, one can see awesome mosaic from Diego himself! Certainly a must do!
  • Another must see when in Mexico City. If you are interested in learning about the history of the country and some of its contributors then definitely visit Museo Anahuacalli. The view from the roof top is refreshing. Built from volcanic rocks each space was carefully designed. Just beautiful.

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