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Museo de Arte Popular

Revillagigedo 11, Mexico City, Mexico
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My favorite museum in Mexico City

This is a relatively small museum jam-packed with cultural artifacts from many different periods... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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If you happen to be tired of seeing ruins, this is the place to visit. Modern, small, beautiful... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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“folk art” (72 reviews)
“popular art” (32 reviews)
“gift shop” (39 reviews)
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Revillagigedo 11, Mexico City, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a relatively small museum jam-packed with cultural artifacts from many different periods and all regions of Mexico. If you want a real sense of the creativity of the Mexican people over hundreds of years, this is the place to come. Items range from...More

Thank Pegstra
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you happen to be tired of seeing ruins, this is the place to visit. Modern, small, beautiful pieces and perfect souvenir shop. For textiles I recommend you get them here.

Thank Nathalia L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The wildly colorful VW Bug sitting next to the ticket office gives you a clue to the many different and diverse items you'll find in the museum. Go to the 5th floor to start your exploration and work your wsy down. Don't forget the brillantly...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

With any identification that you can proof that you are older than 60 the entree is free. Very interesting and nice to see

Thank Nico S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A similar Museum once existed on Juarez Avenue by the Alameda Park. As I understand, after that was destroyed by an earthquake, this New Museum was established as a replacement. I must say that the old one was never very popular with visitors or locals,...More

Thank josebenjamin
Reviewed 22 May 2017

I went to the Museo de Arte Popular as part of the Museum Rally for the International Museums Day. It was a great surprise to me, it's a very clean, bright place which can teach you a lot about popular culture in Mexico. There is...More

Thank Alexandra A
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Don't miss this museum of local artisans, the work is amazing. The shop is overpriced but the staff are very well informed.This gives you a real feel of Mexico artisans their skill. Very colorful and not crowded. Large display rooms but could be difficult for...More

Thank Mmwinston
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Great collection the folk art of Mexico, including common themes, regional variations, materials, etc. One gallery was closed during our visit, but the overall experience was very good. This museum can be seen in a couple of hours, and the shop is very good.

Thank Zac A
Reviewed 8 May 2017

This was a wonderful museum of contemporary art and craft. Worth the stop for some brightly colored work. The building is open in the center and they may have music going. Take the elevator to the top and work your way down- you'll love the...More

Thank jaapots
Reviewed 4 May 2017

This museum was quite a surprise. Many hand crafted pieces of art both modern, and historical. It has 4 levels, and salons with various pieces of art and artifacts. Very interesting.

Thank tquitman2017
This beautiful park was once the playground for the
wealthiest families in the colonial era, and is now
the perfect place where locals and visitors can spend
a sunny weekend afternoon to relax or shop for
souvenirs at the market. Kids can run around or grab a
bite of cotton candy while teens and adults wander
around admiring the charming gardens and the
sculptures that adorn it. Once the heat rises, it may
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Sharon C
Are there explanations of the art in English or just Spanish?
29 March 2017|
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Response from FRANCISCO FERNA... B | Reviewed this property |
Explanations should be in both languages. If someone is missing, you can always ask for the Manager incharge to have the matter solved.