Museo Casa del Poeta Ramón López Velarde, Roma Norte
73 Álvaro Obregón, Roma Norte 06700
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Open Hours: 10a-1p, 2-6p T-F, 10a-3p Sa
Home to the poet Ramón López Velarde for the last three years of his life, this house was restored after his death ... More
Museo Casa del Poeta Ramón López Velarde
Home to the poet Ramón López Velarde for the last three years of his life, this house was restored after his death as a permanent testimony of the writer's genius. The museum takes the visitor on a metaphorical journey, recreating the author's poetry in relation to each individual's personal sensibility. The museum is thus transformed into a space that actively and closely maintains López's presence. It is as if one takes a voyage into the universe of the poet's mind, which begins when you enter the closet of his former bedroom, complete with original furnishings and decor.
This large old house was a safe haven for the Russian leader Leon Trotsky and became his final resting place.
Expelled from the Soviet Union in 1929, he found refuge in Mexico in 1937, thanks to support from Diego ...