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Robert Brady Museum

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Address: Calle Netzahualcoyotl # 4, Cuernavaca 62000, Mexico
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This 16th-century structure, which served as the home of American artist...

This 16th-century structure, which served as the home of American artist and collector Robert Brady until his death in 1986, displays over 1,000 Mexican works of art and artifacts.

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Amazing private collection in a 16th century mansion in the heart of the Historical Colonial Center of Cuernavaca.

This beautiful 16th century building which is a part of the 16th Century Cathedral complex contains the exquisite collection of Robert Brady, including famous 20th century art of... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2015
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2015

This beautiful 16th century building which is a part of the 16th Century Cathedral complex contains the exquisite collection of Robert Brady, including famous 20th century art of Freida Kahlo, Diego Rivera,Paul Klee, Miguel Covarrubias, Francisco Toledo, and others. The eclectic collection also includes bizanntine mosaics, Mexican masks, Persian tapestries, Pre-colombian and Colonial artifacts and folkart from Latin America and... More 

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Turin, Italy
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Reviewed 19 August 2015

If you are in Cuernavaca do not miss the Brady Museum. Robert Brady over his lifetime accumulated an impressive art collection, not just of Mexico. The house is kept as he left it upon his death. (he is buried in the garden with his favorite dogs). The art is amazing but the ambiance set by him is magical. As a... More 

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Torreon, Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2015

We arrived here by chance and decided to go in since we didn't have much to do. It was worth it. It's a nice house with some history, some spaces (common areas and bathrooms) reminded me of the style of Dali's house in Spain.

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Reviewed 11 July 2015

The house itself is a work of art. Then it is filled with over 1300 pieces of art from around the world. Brady's own paintings are remarkable. This is as fine a museum (big or small) as you will find anywhere in the world. It's not just a place where art is collected and displayed, but where each piece has... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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Reviewed 5 July 2015

A very interesting museum and so well organized with great informational cards in both Spanish and English. A must when visiting Cuernavaca!

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Cuernavaca, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 July 2015

I just went yesterday. Mr. Brady's house is gorgeous. The house is kept as if he were still living there and the collection is impressive. Figures, statuettes, utenlsils, paintings and furniture from so many places and times decorate all the walls, and there 's even an original Kahlo (on loan now). The house is so well located and the premises... More 

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San Diego, California
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Reviewed 27 June 2015

Nice art, nice colors all over, very eccentric reflecting the former owner. Nice staff--they give you space to walk around and take pictures. NO flash. Do not expect a souvenir store, but the place is nice.

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Green Bay, WI
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2015

Is it primarily an art museum that shows us how art from all around the globe represents the similarities of our humanity? Or is it a glimpse into a lifestyle of the 60' - 70's jet set? Either way, it is a wonderful way to spend some time in Cuernavaca!

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Columbus, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2015

If you happen to be in Cuernavaca, Mexico, visit the Robert Brady Museum, located in the city next to the beautiful 16th century Cathedral. This museum is a real house with 14 different rooms. It was the home of Mr. Brady, American artist and house decorator that died in1986. It takes time to admire each little tapestry, painting, ceramic, etc... More 

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Reviewed 24 May 2015

This a small museum, but it is not to measure it for its length, but its contents. It contains an important private collecton of paintings and artifacts, tons of museums would die for. The location as well will give you the typicall environment of a downtown old house,

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