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Address: 2829 16th Street, NW, Washington DC, DC 20009
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Great place to visit and learn

The Mexican Cultural Institute is located in the old Mansion of the Mexican Embassy. It is open to public via secured door. Because of the Mexican flag on the balcony, many people... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 January 2017
Prawet J
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

The Mexican Cultural Institute is located in the old Mansion of the Mexican Embassy. It is open to public via secured door. Because of the Mexican flag on the balcony, many people still think it is the Embassy building. The building is solely the house of the institute. Permanent exhibits mainly are murals on the wall at the staircase, some... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2015

The Mexican Cultural Institute is housed in a beautiful 100-year old mansion at 16th and Harvard St NW. It is well worth a visit to see the rotating exhibits, but more so to see the amazing architecture and murals. Group tours are available, but I found it more interesting to explore the multi-level building on my own. A perfect spot... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2015

They currently have a beautiful exhibit on silver. The murals inside the beautiful mansion are breathtaking. The second floor has rooms with beautiful architecture and furniture. I would gladly visit again. The staff was so friendly and welcoming. We really enjoyed our visit.. and it's free!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2015

French classic home with French and Mexican decor, but what I loved is the tile patio with tiles named for each of Mexico's 31 states. A real gem of a place that I bet would get packed with weddings and corporate events if more people knew about it. I loved it.

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