Museum of Modern Art (Museo de Arte Moderno), Mexico City

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Visit Museum of Modern Art (Museo de Arte Moderno) to witness impressive artworks by world famous artists, such as Frida Kahlo. Opened in 1964, the museum contains roughly 3,000 paintings, sculptures, photographs, and drawings. For its time, the museum stands out as an architectural masterpiece. The building's architects created a sense of fluidity between the interior and exterior by liberally using striking materials, such as glass, white marble, raw flint, aluminum, and fiberglass in its construction. Use our Mexico City trip builder website to add Museum of Modern Art (Museo de Arte Moderno) and other attractions to your Mexico City vacation plans.
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  • The collection is presented on the second floor of two interconnected circular towers. It contains works by major Mexican artists, including non-mural works by the great muralists. Worth a short...  more »
  • It's a bit hard to write a full review when half the halls were closed, basically the whole second floor. The first floor featured the "Two Fridas" of course which was the highlight of the visit...  more »
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  • Small but great pieces and well designed spaces for viewing. I would have loved to have seen more protest/political art since there is so much that is told mostly in art due to problems in journalism. Mostly either abstract or early modern.
  • FREE ON SUNDAYS! This Museum is located in a big, beautiful park, and there are many outdoor sculptures as well as incredible exhibitions inside. There are guided tours available during the week, and they’re closed on Mondays.
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