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Franz Mayer Museum (Museo Franz Mayer)

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Located in a 16th-century Spanish hospital, this museum features a large collection of colonial art.
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Avenida Hidalgo 45 | Centro Historico, Mexico City 06300, Mexico
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Reviewed 17 December 2012

Mexico remembers and highly values the names of some immigrants (mostly – the beginning of 20th century) who came to the country and – after long and unique life – left for Mexican and other people the great historical and cultural values, real treasures. One...More

5  Thank alftul
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Reviewed 29 January 2015

The new exhibit entitled La Bici was rather disappointing. It wasn't bad, and I'm sure for a city which has only recently discovered the bicycle, many locals think it's a good exhibition. But for those of us in the know (and the seat), it lacks...More

1  Thank travelinhobo_10
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum gives you a glimpse of the daily lives of wealthy people in the "New Spain". Very interesting. AND - stop at the cafeteria for a cappuccino and pastry!

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

This surprising museum is full of beautiful objects and art from around the world, and is well worth a visit. The on-site cafe is a quiet spot for a good lunch.

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Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

This museum is a nice spot to visit . There is a nice collection of colonial art and every Tuesday is entrance free.

Thank ElenaP2205
Reviewed 31 August 2018

I had the opportunity to visit this museum to see the Exclusive Collection of Tim Burton. The museum offers great environment. The gardens, rooms, air, weather is incredible. Totally recommended

Thank jctrimino
Reviewed 9 August 2018

Have visited twice. Wonderful collection of colonial era arts and crafts. Inner courtyard is lovely and sandwiches and drinks are available, thought not the first choice food-wise.

Thank margaretsI3228QX
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

If you want to understand prehispánic Mexico you can go to Museo de Antropología, but to understand Colonial Mexico the best place to go is the amazing Museo Franz Mayer. The permanent collection is fantastic with furniture, Talavera and silver pieces, paintings, and all you...More

Thank Adriana P
Reviewed 16 July 2018

This museum specializes in design and decorative arts. There is an excellent permanent collection of works collected in Mexico, and imported as well, spanning around 5 centuries. A wealth of .pottery, furniture, paintings and room interiors can be viewed in a leisurely stroll in a...More

Thank barry m
Reviewed 10 May 2018

As part of a walking tour through Centro Historico de CDMX, I wasn’t looking forward to come to this museum. However, I was pleasantly surprise of how extensive the collection is. Had I come by myself I probably would have spend more time in this...More

Thank 934edgardp
Reviewed 22 March 2018

If you have time, go an see this wonderful exhibition. It is so well made! There is a shop, cafeteria, but the exhibitions are fantastic. All details light light, sound, and the theater are perfect. Even though it was like $17 was worth the money....More

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Reviewed 14 February 2018

The organization to enter the museum is pretty decent, although you have your entrance tickets already paid for you have to make a line in order to validate payment and another one to enter the museum. The building is in great shape and the exhibition...More

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Alameda
This beautiful park was once the playground for the
wealthiest families in the colonial era, and is now
the perfect place where locals and visitors can spend
a sunny weekend afternoon to relax or shop for
souvenirs at the market. Kids can run around or grab a
bite of cotton candy while teens and adults wander
around admiring the charming gardens and the
sculptures that adorn it. Once the heat rises, it may
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Response from margaretsI3228QX | Reviewed this property |
The cafe is in a courtyard inside the Museo Franz Meyer. You will pay admission to get to it. It will open a little later than the museum and close as much as several hours before the museum. It is a small cafe with... More
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