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Museo Nacional de la Acuarela

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One of the reasons I like travelling solo is museums like this. It is not famous and is a bit off... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2018
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Amazing place, good English speakers

This place is absolutely amazing. We discovered it walking through Coyoacan streets and the value... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2018
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Salvador Novo No. 88 | Col. Barrio de Santa Catarina, Mexico City 04000, Mexico
+52 55 5554 1801
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Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

One of the reasons I like travelling solo is museums like this. It is not famous and is a bit off the beaten track, but I could spend as much time as I wanted to, enjoying its luminous watercolors, and not having to worry about...More

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Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

This place is absolutely amazing. We discovered it walking through Coyoacan streets and the value of it is indescribable. It is a must!

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Reviewed 22 August 2018

OK, the museum itself was very interesting, especially if you appreciate watercolor. The range and quality of its watercolor artwork, both domestic and international, was very rich. But, on top of this, the museum is located in a delightful walled garden, with a nice little...More

Thank OrangeRambler
Reviewed 11 March 2018

4p* Museo Nacional de la Acuarela The watercolor museum Novo 88, Coyoacán FREE ADMISSION Friendly staff House and grounds There is an upstairs and downstairs for the galleries Also, saw children’s gallery in a different building; some of the water color paintings by 4 yr...More

Thank Rosquete
Reviewed 4 January 2017

This is a beautiful small museum dedicated to watercolor art - it's the first of its kind in Mexico, and is definitely a hidden gem! The grounds are beautifully maintained and the collection of watercolors (international, national, and a fair amount from Alfredo Guati Rojo...More

Thank Jsleos
Reviewed 7 December 2014

This museum doesn't get much propagand but it is worth the visit. The entry is free, it has 2 small sections with water based painting. Most of the paintings are on sale and belong to students from such musuem. There is a small souvenir shop...More

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Reviewed 4 December 2014 via mobile

I stumbled upon this lovely museum, located in a beautiful old mansion with lovely groundsIn Coyoacan, by accident, as no guidebook of mine has ever mentioned. Devoted to water colors. An unexpected find!

Thank CarmichaelVentura
Reviewed 2 September 2014

If you are strolling through Coyoacan, this is a pleasant place for a stop. The grounds are beautiful, cool and refreshing to sit for awhile. A good selection of paintings. Admission is free.

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Reviewed 25 March 2014

This museum hardly gets a mention in guidebooks. I went twice in 2013, and think it is one of the very finest art museums I have ever visited. It is located in a converted, secluded estate, on lovely grounds, in a beautiful old house. It...More

Thank Brian P
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Once you step into Coyoacán (“Land of the Coyotes”)
you'll find picturesque parks and cantinas that will
transport you back to the colonial era thanks to the
brick and stone details of the area. Iconic writers
such as Trotsky and great painters like Frida Kahlo
seeked refuge and inspiration in this area, and you
can see the unique spirit of this neighborhood
reflected in its colorful market where nieves, sopes
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