We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Instituto Cultural Cabanas

Calle Paseo Hospicio 8 | Colonia Centro, Guadalajara 44100, Mexico
+52 33 3617 6734
Book In Advance
More Info
and up
Mexican Muralism Cultural Tour in Guadalajara
More Info
and up
Guadalajara and Tlaquepaque City Sightseeing Tour
Sponsored by:
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Once an orphanage, this building now serves as a gallery of the famous murals of Jose Clemente Orozco.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good19%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“orozco murals” (59 reviews)
“art exhibits” (13 reviews)
“guided tour” (23 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:00
Calle Paseo Hospicio 8 | Colonia Centro, Guadalajara 44100, Mexico
+52 33 3617 6734
Write a Review
Reviews (1,894)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 510 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What a place!!! Beautiful building, amazing interiors, history and many expos to admire, well done, well curated: Equinos 100, Si yo fuera Orozco and 4 or 5 others, plus the one that speaks about the history of the building itself. Orozco murals are astonishing. If...More

Thank Nirvana S
Reviewed 2 days ago

This place is definitely worth a visit and I recommend waiting around for one of the free tours where the guide will explain (in Spanish) the pictures on the walls and on the ceiling which then will make so much more sense. The inner hall...More

Thank rals80
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The building alone is worth the visit. The cool hallways and rooms provide a nice break from the afternoon heat. If you enjoy the art of Orozco, this is a must see.

Thank TravlinDiver
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Take a guided tour to reveal the mysteries behind characters in murals, astonishing. The guides are very talented and knowledgeable about art of the Art. Great learning experience, look again at the drawings, paintings, arts from an artist's view - totally satisfying.

Thank mt_wmc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the few places in downtown Guadalajara where we can view fine art, such as sculptures and paintings. We need more places like this.

Thank SuZAnnemariposa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can get wonderfully lost traversing throughout this incredible institution. It has temporary art exhibits that you come across unexpectantly, but most importantly are the Orozco murals that take your breathe away in all their glory. You can spend several hours wandering throughout and rest...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Where to start, Instituto Cabanas is a great museum. It's huge has lots of rooms with permanent exhibits and temporal exhibits that change frequently I bet you can go at least once a month a see something different. The main attractions are Jose Clemente Orozco...More

Thank Israel_Martinez
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hospicio Cabañas, is a well known touristic sight in Guadalajara. Near from Teatro Degollado, the Cathedral and plaza de las armas, you will be delighted with the wall paintings from José Clemente Orozco which offer a unique "Moving Patin" experience. One must visit place.

Thank arturof840
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are a tourist like me, and you are planning to visit this museum out of curiosity because it's the number 1 thing to do in Guadalajara based on tripadvisor reviews, BUT you are NOT really a fan of arts and history, and have...More

Thank Neil R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited on August 31 and enjoyed the murals. This was our second time in five years to visit the institute. Tours are available in both English and Spanish.

Thank RamonSalcido
Sponsored by:
Nearby Restaurants
La Chata de Guadalajara
1,734 reviews
.94 km away
Cafeteria El Arte
91 reviews
.83 km away
Cafe Boutique Teatro Degollado
76 reviews
.73 km away
Cafe Madrid
65 reviews
.94 km away
Nearby Attractions
Teatro Degollado
1,143 reviews
.76 km away
Palacio de Gobierno
350 reviews
.90 km away
Plaza de la Liberacion
181 reviews
.83 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
28 February 2015|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from claudio_albarran | Reviewed this property |
Tuesday thru Sunday from 10 AM to 6 PM, Central. There is a $70 MXP fee, however on Tuesdays, there is no cost. This is their official webpage: hospiciocabanas.jalisco.gob.mx