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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  • We went here to the Museum myself and my kids who are young and they enjoyed the history and artifacts, so good couple of hours
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  • The National Museum of Art and the Telecom Museum share the building that was once the HQ for Mexico's national telegraph and telephone department. Grim on the outside, its interior is ornate and imme...  more »
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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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