Art & Culture

Your guide to best art galleries, museums, shows, musicals and plays in Mexico City

The 10 best museums in Mexico CityThe 10 best museums in Mexico City

The 10 best museums in Mexico City

Mexico City is one of the cities with the most museums in the world. Don’t wait until International Museum Day, which is celebrated annually on 18th May, to...

Museo Tamayo Arte Contemporáneo

Museo Tamayo Arte Contemporáneo

5 out of 5 stars

The Tamayo Contemporary Art Museum is one of the preferred museums of art lovers, thanks to the fact that it continuously houses vanguard exhibits and for its...

The best Frida Kahlo art in Mexico City

The best Frida Kahlo art in Mexico City

Mexico City is home to legacy of many great Mexican artists, such as the muralists Diego Rivera, David Alfaro Siqueiros and José Clemente Orozco. The painter...

MUAC, Museo Universitario de Arte Contemporáneo

MUAC, Museo Universitario de Arte Contemporáneo

5 out of 5 stars

Art had ceased to be called modern in the last century and the city lacked a space dedicated exclusively to house the latest artistic endeavors, those that the...

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Best museums in Mexico City

Templo Mayor, museo y zona arqueológica

Templo Mayor, museo y zona arqueológica

3 out of 5 stars

Majestic even in name, the main temple houses Mexico’s most precious history. The vestiges of this ceremonial center tell of the lineage of all Mexicans and of...

Museo Nacional de Antropología (MNA)

Museo Nacional de Antropología (MNA)

5 out of 5 stars

They say that school actually ruins a lot of things for us, for example those of us who studied Mexican history year after year in elementary school may have a...

Museo Frida Kahlo. Casa Azul

Museo Frida Kahlo. Casa Azul

4 out of 5 stars

The selling point of this museum – the most visited in all of Mexico City - is that it was the house where Frida Kahlo was born, lived her life and died. When...

Munal. Museo Nacional de Arte

Munal. Museo Nacional de Arte

5 out of 5 stars

Dominating the plaza in front of the National Museum of Art is the equestrian statue designed by the illustrious architect for which this space is named:...

Best art galleries in Mexico City

Celaya Brothers Gallery

Celaya Brothers Gallery

3 out of 5 stars

Brothers Víctor and Ricardo Celaya have numerous art, design and publicity projects for both Mexican and foreign institutions, among which the "Seres Queridos"...

Galería OMR

Galería OMR

4 out of 5 stars

Pioneers in showing Mexican art abroad, Jaime Riestra and Patricia Ortiz Monasterio founded OMR in 1983. A space that has been able to gain an important...

Galería Hilario Galguera

Galería Hilario Galguera

4 out of 5 stars

Damien Hirst changed Hilario Galguera's life. After all, it was Damien artist who proposed that Galguera open his own gallery, after he had lost everything,...

Proyectos Monclova

Proyectos Monclova

4 out of 5 stars

  This Polina Stroganova directed gallery, is a platform for emerging domestic and foreign artists. Although it was founded in 2005, it wasn’t until 2012 that...

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Auditorio Nacional

Auditorio Nacional

4 out of 5 stars

If you grew up in Mexico City, surely you have more than one fond memory associated with this place: a concert that blew your mind, a magic show that left you...

Teatro Telcel

Teatro Telcel

4 out of 5 stars

It's like Broadway... but in Polanco. That’s what was promised by creators of the newest and most well-equipped theatrical venue in Mexico City, similar to the...

Teatro Metropólitan

Teatro Metropólitan

3 out of 5 stars

We’re certain that all Mexico City residents have visited Teatro Metropólitan at least once in our lives. Built in 1943 by architect Pedro Gorozpe Echeverría –...

Polyforum Siqueiros

Polyforum Siqueiros

4 out of 5 stars

The murals housed in Polyforum Siqueiros tell a great part of the its history, as a cultural, social and political space. You’ll see concerts, theater works,...