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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.
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  • 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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"unesco site"
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"sistine chapel"
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"cultural center"
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"beautiful building"
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"visit guadalajara"
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Reviewed March 15, 2016 via mobile

The Orozco murals are so intense I literally had to sit down. This truly is art that moved me to my core. See it for yourself.

Thank Kenneth J
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Reviewed March 12, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful museum. Fantastic architecture. The murals in the main area are very impressive. A lot of modern work and changing exhibits.

Thank BriAZ861
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Reviewed March 9, 2016 via mobile

Instituto cultural Cabanas was recommended by Trip Advisors 3 days in Guatalajara. Right on!!! It is huge with many charming courtyards, Art galleries, meeting rooms offices, shops for book and gifts. In the center is a huge space with giant murals on the walls and...More

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Reviewed March 6, 2016

Lovely building, free on Tuesdays, ever changing exhibitions special focus on modern/surrealist art, international contributors. You have to pay to take photos, no flash. I was not allowed to take photos with camera, yet people were using phones no charge and no restrictions.

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Reviewed March 5, 2016

Wow. The building itself, once an orphanage, is a beautiful checkerboard maze of different spaces. José Clemente Orozco murals are expressionist dramas (very different from Diego Rivera's murals) and it's worth giving a guide a small tip to hear the stories behind each one. Then,...More

1  Thank cairoluxoristambul
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Reviewed March 5, 2016

The building, The artwork inside. The neighborhood. The grounds and landscaping. This is an amazing place. I saved this for my last night in Guadalajara, and I'm glad I did. Walking the grounds is incredibly serene. Art gallerias are large, wide open, cool. Spend at...More

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Reviewed March 4, 2016

Fascinating to know that the building was heretofore an orphanage. Spectacular, diverse art work now exhibited in an amazing space. Pay attention to special exhibits. We were blown away by the David Shrigley exhibit in February, 2016. Poetry View of Art was also not to...More

1  Thank Purhoffer
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Reviewed February 28, 2016 via mobile

Simply a must see. If you are n English speaker make sure to connect with a bilingual tour guide to understand the paintings and the history of the place. Otherwise, you will not gain the knowledge needed to make this experience richer. It is a...More

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Reviewed February 27, 2016

The Instituto Cultural is a work of art itself. The 1700's building is one of the top beauties of Guadalajara. The French/Spanish style infrastructure was made originally to House the ill and orphaned. Now a Cultural center full of works of art, gardens and rotating...More

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Reviewed February 24, 2016

this place is beautiful with tons of art galleries inside, history and beautiful frescos from one of my favorite painters orozco.

Thank Fervijeeo
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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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