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Mexican Cultural Institute

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Interesting and enjoyable...

Located in Hemisfair park, this is an interesting museum. When we were there, all the rooms were... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2017
Saint Louis, Missouri
Worth a short visit

It was a big place but not as many photos displayed like I would have thought. We stopped in on our... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2017
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30 Sep 2017
“Interesting and enjoyable...”
27 Sep 2017
“Worth a short visit”
Museum featuring art and artifacts about Mexican culture and history.
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600 Hemisfair Plaza Way, HemisFair Park, San Antonio, TX 78205-3204
+1 210-227-0123
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Reviewed 30 September 2017

Located in Hemisfair park, this is an interesting museum. When we were there, all the rooms were filled with photos from people in different combat zones around the world. It's not a large museum so did not take long to go thru.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

It was a big place but not as many photos displayed like I would have thought. We stopped in on our way to the Tower of America. 2 minute walk away from it

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

The name of this place is Instituto Cultural de Mexico San Antonio, Texas. It consists of several rooms containing one or more art displays/installations . There is a poem written about each display. The art installations are mostly critical comments on western culture. This is...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 22 October 2016

We enjoyed the exhibit of the Monarch butterfly photography and some intriguing photographic art of "science plus fiction". Obviously the exhibits rotate so could change before we get there again. The building was beautiful and the staff very friendly.

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed 25 July 2016

I expected to see original pieces of the mexican archaeology, however most of the pieces are copies; it is not indicated in the description. The guy who was attending the door, very kindly.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank oaxaca73
Reviewed 29 April 2016

Half the display area was closed so there wasn't a lot to see. Upstairs are a lot of reproductions. We had expected current art from Mexican artists. Most everything was 30 or 40 years old. Staff was friendly.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank PasCaLady
Reviewed 31 October 2014

Instituto Cultural de Mexico was excellent! We had a little difficulty finding the museum, but once we did, we were thrilled. Admission is free. https://www.facebook.com/icminfo Currently, there is an exhibit of Mexico in images. Black & white photography. There was also an exhibit of nail...More

Date of experience: October 2014
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