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Chapultepec Castle: Tours & Tickets

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This 18th-century palace, known for its impressive gardens, served as the home of the Mexican President until 1939 and now houses the famous Museo Nacional de Historia.
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Bosque de Chapultepec I Secc, Mexico City 11100, Mexico
Miguel Hidalgo
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Reviewed yesterday

The castle is quite nice but the gardens were disappointing. Also none of the exhibit explanations were in English.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Cat55PerthAustralia
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The gardens are amazing! We had a tour guide so we got some good history. The terrace is stunning for some great photos as well! The hill steep so wear good walking shoes!

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank JGregoryDMB41
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Omg this is a must!!!! You have to visit Chapultepec if you go to CD DE MEXICO. It’s an incredible historic place right in the middle of the city... super clean, well maintained and people that work there is super nice. Perfect place to take...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank Carmen A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It had gorgeous views of CDMX and beautiful murals. The kids enjoyed the formal gardens and seeing a castle.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Exploration225246
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A Casttle in the city. With an incredible view. Full of history and impressive murals of some of the best muralist of México. A nice walk to get there. If I would just have time to visit one site in Mexico City, this would be...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank Carlos T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So we wen to visit this on Sat. Couple of things The Castle is in the park. No car access, you'll have to walk. Also expect an incline walk up the hill (so get your hiking shoes out). The path is paved so its fine....More

Date of experience: September 2019
4  Thank 970rishig
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A long walk up the hill and a bit pricey for entry but, really worth it. Huge gallery and stunning gardens. Great to get panoramic photos of the city as well.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Tashytiger
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Set in the huge beautiful Bosque de Chapultepec park, the Castillo is an impressive building housing fascinating items and artwork from Mexico's history.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank saberr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Definitely a must ser attraction. The actual name is Museo Nacional de Historia where you can see how Maximilian from Habsburg lived during his stay in Mexico.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Teresa V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Setting, building is very nice. Just my luck I choose to go on a Sunday before their independence day. Sunday’s are free for nationals and it was a long weekend. The place was so packed I was overwhelmed and skimmed the place and left. The...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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August 10, 2019|
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Response from lemoyes10 | Reviewed this property |
No guide is needed for a basic tour. The Anthropology Museum offers most of its information in both Spanish and English, plan on a full day here, it is well worth seeing every room and every display including the opening... More
June 8, 2019|
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Response from PMLama | Reviewed this property |
I did not see any bag check on the entrance. So I don't recommend that you go there with a suitcase.
April 25, 2019|
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Response from fredyair | Reviewed this property |
There is an elevator for the disable just a little bit after the first check point, to the left of the walking path.