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Museo de Francisco Goitia

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Nice works, pretty house ...

... and garden. Beautifully presented pieces with an interesting permanent collection. Goitia, a... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2018
jackietrehorn
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Leon, Nicaragua
Morbid but Beautiful

This museum was an old mansion that has since been converted into a museum. There were some of the... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2017
alcalj
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Jacksonville, Florida
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Once the governor's mansion, this large structure now serves as a museum with exhibits on the art and history of the region, specifically the work of Goitia, a famous local painter from the early 1900s.
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Enrique Estrada 102 | Col. Sierra de Alica, Zacatecas, Mexico
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Reviewed 24 July 2018

... and garden. Beautifully presented pieces with an interesting permanent collection. Goitia, a fin de siecle artist, had a very dark vision. Some interesting pieces to be sure.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 6 August 2017

This museum was an old mansion that has since been converted into a museum. There were some of the most morbid works of art I've seen but beautiful nonetheless!!

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank alcalj
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

I'm not sure how to rate this museum as art preferences are so subjective, but given the art collection, the historic building, and the garden setting, I think it's a 3.5 - 4. The Goitia Museum is easily accessed and worth a peek if you...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank 311queenj
Reviewed 21 March 2016

This museum had very good paintings by Francisco Goitia and other famous painters. One of my favorite Goitia paintings was on display "El Ahorcado". Unfortunately no photos are allowed inside, however i still recommend this museum if your in Zacatecas.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank travelerd2011
Reviewed 30 October 2015

This lovely old mansion that has been converted into a museum is dedicated to Zacatecan artists with occasional exhibits by other Mexican artists. On two floors connected by a lovely sweeping staircase, the amazing work of Francisco Goitia will certainly catch your eye, as well...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Marshall K
Reviewed 16 March 2015

I had never heard of Franciso Goitia and what a revelation I found in this museum. The permanent collection here is excellent and I was very engaged by the temporary exhibit "anida" by Susanna Salinas - an exploration of the nest as nurturer, hindrance and...More

Date of experience: March 2015
Thank Sarah T
Reviewed 30 April 2014

The highlight of the museum are the building that houses it and the gardens that surround it. The pieces in exposition aren't very interesting. The temporary exposition, overexposed and overly edited photographs, was worthless trash. Too expensive for the contents, and didn't provide discount for...More

Date of experience: April 2014
Thank Ramiro B
Reviewed 28 January 2013

I liked the displays of his early works, but the later works left me cold. It is a pity that he former Governor's Mansion they are displayed in has been chopped up with no consideration given to the original architecture.

Date of experience: January 2013
Thank GeraldineOttawa
Reviewed 18 October 2012

Never thought I would find such an amazing hotel in the middle of Mexico, really. Has collections from all around the world.. european, south american, old mexican relics, whatever you want.. it's there! 100% worth it.

Date of experience: September 2012
Thank pablogday
Reviewed 18 January 2012

If you have an interest in abstract painting and sculpture, give this museum a try. The building and exhibit layout is interesting and inventive as well.

Date of experience: January 2012
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