Museo Nacional De Arte, Mexico City

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Discover the country's artistic heritage at Museo Nacional De Arte, a treasured cultural institution housing a wealth of artworks from the colonial era and onwards. Located in the city's historical center, the museum occupies an impressive early 20th century Neoclassical building, originally home to the old Palace of Communications. It displays a large collection of Mexican art, dating from the mid-16th century to the present day. Themed galleries feature artworks showing the meeting and clash of cultures during the colonial era, the search for a Mexican identity during the Romantic period, and, finally, Mexican Modernism. To visit Museo Nacional De Arte on your holiday in Mexico City, and find out what else Mexico City has to offer, use our Mexico City tour itinerary planner.
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  • From the facade you can already realize that you can find yourself inside, widely recommended.
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  • I have just given a guided tour of the vice-reinal halls with large samples of Mannerist and Baroque painting from the sixteenth to the 18th century. The building that houses the collections is a majestic example of Porphyrian architecture that would be dedicated to the ministry of communications. Its stairs, corridors and lamps give you a wonderful good to the paintings that guide us through the history of Mexican art.
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  • Absolutely brilliant and worth every peso (70) for entrance. The building itself is outstanding and the works inside are among the best you'll see anywhere. Take at least a couple of hours or more to really appreciate everything. Highly recommended
  • By far the best museum in Mexico City! Forget the rest of the overrated museums, this has a rich history and beautiful architecture in the heart of Downtown. Definitely worth the trip!
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