Museo Antiguo Palacio del Arzobispado, Mexico City
Moneda, 4, Mexico City 06010
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Art and history fuse together in this 16th century house, once occupied by the highest clerical authority in the so-called ... More
Museo Antiguo Palacio del Arzobispado
Art and history fuse together in this 16th century house, once occupied by the highest clerical authority in the so-called New Spain. The opulently decorated façade as seen today, is similar to the original. Visitors can see a varied collection of art belonging to the Secretaría de Hacienda y Credito Público (Public Housing and Credit Secretary). Visitors can check out the remains of the Tezcatlipoca Temple, once part of the Main Temple of Tenochtitlán. So it's possible to see objects and works of art from pre-Hispanic times, the colonial masterpieces of Juan Correa and the works of modern greats including Diego Rivera and Rufino Tamayo. You will also find a recreated nineteenth century reception room and there is a touch display for the visually impaired. Admission for the general public costs 8 pesos, with free entry on Sundays.
Located in the old historical center of the city, in what were once the confines of the Sexta Inspección police
department, this museum displays the history of the local police and security forces. The permanent collection covers the period ...
This venue stages folk and traditional dance performances, nativity plays, works with political leanings, and monologues. The museum itself has
various attractions such as the permanent Diego Rivera exhibition, as well as exhibitions temporarily on loan, which often include ...
This dynamic cultural center, inaugurated in 1981, houses some of Rufino Tamayo's paintings, both his own works as well as
from his collection, which he donated to the Mexican people. The interior space invites a leisurely stroll to admire ...