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Museo del Palacio de Bellas Artes

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Gorgeous building with murals

Loved our visit here. It was free on Sunday though we gladly would have paid. Large murals of Diego... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
New York City, New York
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Art Center For Mexico

It has impressive architecture and was originally intended to be opened by 1910 to celebrate the... read more

Reviewed 31 December 2018
Greater Melbourne, Australia
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Juarez, esq. Eje Central, Col. Centro | Del. Cuauhtémoc Ciudad de México, Mexico City 06010, Mexico
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Loved our visit here. It was free on Sunday though we gladly would have paid. Large murals of Diego Rivera and others.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 31 December 2018

It has impressive architecture and was originally intended to be opened by 1910 to celebrate the centennial of the Mexican War of Independence but due to problems was completed in 1934. It is a venue for performing arts and exhibitions and is located at the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank Oldjack
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

All of this building is impressive and has a nice architecture. The museum is also well curated and well organised, the staff is not speaking so good English but we manage to understand. The murals are also very good and impressive. At the last floor...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 24 June 2018

This property is gorgeous inside and out. We read that the best way to see the entire property would be by attending an event to get into the seating area. We found they have evening concerts for dance, music and sometimes art. We purchased tickets...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank LGCB
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

Just visited from the outside and the main lobby. Beautiful building and great set of horses monument around the main building. Worth the walk from the Zocalo along the peatonal

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

We visited this place on the weekend and let me tell you that the lines were long and it seems like a lot of people Mexico City are devoted to visit this place, the architect inside is very beautiful as well as the outside, it...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

We visited on a Sunday afternoon.... Terrible mistake. It took more than fifteen minutes and standing in two queues of locals and visitors to just get into the museum. The inside was also crowded. First level has good paintings by renowned artists. Second level has...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank sljforever
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

I would come to view the architecture of the building and that's it. I would recommend skipping this museum. Spent more time waiting in lines (line to get a ticket and then another line to enter the exhibit). The museum failed to mention the murals...More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank ayy9
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

And since it is I'll review it again. This place was FANTASTIC. Lots of excellent murals on floors two and three. There was a great Latin art exhibit which had traveled from Philadelphia, well worth seeing. They also stage performances here. We were unable to...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank OBD2142
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

This Museum is one of the best tourist deals in Mexico City, especially on Sunday when it is free. The chance to see the murals by Rivera, Siquieros, and Orozco for free is amazing by itself. Right now (early 2017) the meseum is hosting a...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank johntpt
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raymond c
4 March 2019|
Response from Oldjack | Reviewed this property |
There is a ticket office on-site but my guess is that you would be wise to book in advance. Availability would depend on the specific program.