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.
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  • The gazillion employees take great delight in telling you where to walk, which way and such detail - all a little overbearing. The bulk of the art is religious with primarily a very dark tone. Some... 
    The gazillion employees take great delight in telling you where to walk, which way and such detail - all a little overbearing. The bulk of the art is religious with primarily a very dark tone. Some...  more »
  • A very nice history of Mexican art, generally with emphasis from 16th to 19th centuries. There are some huge works and a lot of religious art. Some nice sculpture also. There are some 20th modern... 
    A very nice history of Mexican art, generally with emphasis from 16th to 19th centuries. There are some huge works and a lot of religious art. Some nice sculpture also. There are some 20th modern...  more »
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  • Wheelchair accessible entrance and elevator to access the exhibit floors. There are tiny steps to enter most of the exhibition halls. The bathrooms are basically accessible if you can get over the small step up from the hallway. If you're mostly interested in the Mexican art like us, then you can skip the bland European art on the top floor and go straight to the 1st floor.
  • Loved the building itself, the architecture, more than their exposition. You can easily spend 2+ hours if you read each and every drawing description. On Sundays they play the piano.

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