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Mexican Cultural Institute

2829 16th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-4204
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Incredible Murals throughout interior, Diego Rivera style

Although I went for an evening musical performance, my favorite part of the visit was seeing the... read more

Reviewed 3 February 2018
bluegreen1234
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Arlington, Virginia
Lots of fun with often changing exhibits of Mexican Art

I ran an American Cultural Center overseas many years ago so I have a fondness for other countries... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2017
Chinapjs
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 Feb 2018
“Incredible Murals throughout interior, Diego Rivera style”
28 May 2017
“Lots of fun with often changing exhibits of Mexican Art”
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Reviewed 3 February 2018

Although I went for an evening musical performance, my favorite part of the visit was seeing the beautiful murals on the interior walls of the Cultural Institute. When you first enter, they will take your breath away. The walls were painted in the Diego Rivera...More

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Reviewed 28 May 2017

I ran an American Cultural Center overseas many years ago so I have a fondness for other countries cultural centers. This one is particularly good for its exhibits of Mexican painting and sculpture. There is an interesting exhibit right now plus you should never miss...More

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Reviewed 18 January 2017

The Mexican Cultural Institute is located in the old Mansion of the Mexican Embassy. It is open to public via secured door. Because of the Mexican flag on the balcony, many people still think it is the Embassy building. The building is solely the house...More

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Reviewed 26 July 2015

The Mexican Cultural Institute is housed in a beautiful 100-year old mansion at 16th and Harvard St NW. It is well worth a visit to see the rotating exhibits, but more so to see the amazing architecture and murals. Group tours are available, but I...More

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Reviewed 22 July 2015

They currently have a beautiful exhibit on silver. The murals inside the beautiful mansion are breathtaking. The second floor has rooms with beautiful architecture and furniture. I would gladly visit again. The staff was so friendly and welcoming. We really enjoyed our visit.. and it's...More

2  Thank Kyle F
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Reviewed 10 June 2015

French classic home with French and Mexican decor, but what I loved is the tile patio with tiles named for each of Mexico's 31 states. A real gem of a place that I bet would get packed with weddings and corporate events if more people...More

1  Thank Happy_on_the_road
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