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Instituto Cultural Cabanas

Calle Paseo Hospicio 8 | Colonia Centro, Guadalajara 44100, Mexico
+52 33 3617 6734
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Once an orphanage, this building now serves as a gallery of the famous murals of Jose Clemente Orozco.
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good18%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“orozco murals” (65 reviews)
“guided tour” (26 reviews)
“on tuesdays” (18 reviews)
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Calle Paseo Hospicio 8 | Colonia Centro, Guadalajara 44100, Mexico
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+52 33 3617 6734
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"orozco murals"
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"guided tour"
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"on tuesdays"
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"unesco site"
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"sistine chapel"
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"great art"
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"world heritage"
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"mexican muralists"
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"art exhibits"
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"jose clemente orozco"
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"cultural center"
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"historical building"
in 8 reviews
"changing exhibits"
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"take photos"
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"beautiful murals"
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"on display"
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"visit guadalajara"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The murals in the main building are the main attraction here, but there's much more art on display. I really recommend taking a guided tour for the murals, since there's lots of detail and symbolism that is lost without an explanation.

Thank Jorge V
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic murals by Orezco as well as many other exhibitions. Free tour guide, enthusiastic, helpful staff.

Thank Ally P
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I thought this was a museum but it’s more of an art gallery. As an art gallery well above 3 stars.....

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a beautiful cultural place with lots of murals to enjoy. They have a translator who tells you the story behind the paintings anbd building. A must go if you visit Guadalajara, Jal. México

Thank imawizegirl
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It´s a huge and beautiful colonial building it has over 20 patios and exhibition rooms, with all diferente colections. Tha main chappel has Jose Clemente Orozco´s murals, one of his most wonderful works. They are really amazing. Also one of the few buildings in the...More

Thank ram0ngabrielm
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Reviewed June 15, 2018 via mobile

Do yourselves a favor - just go. This place is amazing . Loved the architecture, loved the art inside . Simply fantastic - one of my favorite museums ever !

Thank sdgt625
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Reviewed May 20, 2018

What a place to visit. The art is fantastic. The history. The architecture. A must visit when in Guadalajara.

Thank Paul W
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Reviewed May 13, 2018

This place has great history and ongoing art shows in many galleries.Set in an old orphanage also the setting for some of the murals of Jose Clemente Orozco

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Reviewed May 11, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely love this place it is fascinating, interesting and just a pleasure to walk round and take it all in. I spent a whole morning there - virtually everything is on Spanish with very little in English but for me that was good as in...More

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Reviewed May 2, 2018

Do not miss visiting this amazing cultural center with its beautiful colonial architecture. It has fantastic murals by Jose Clemente Orozco and a great collection of modern art as well.

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JoniG
February 28, 2015|
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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
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