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Instituto Cultural Cabanas

Calle Paseo Hospicio 8 | Colonia Centro, Guadalajara 44100, Mexico
+52 33 3617 6734
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Once an orphanage, this building now serves as a gallery of the famous murals of Jose Clemente Orozco.
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  • Very good19%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“orozco murals” (59 reviews)
“art exhibits” (13 reviews)
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Calle Paseo Hospicio 8 | Colonia Centro, Guadalajara 44100, Mexico
+52 33 3617 6734
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Reviewed 11 November 2015

It is an iconic place in the city. Its architecture will be more appreciated if you attended an event as I did.

Reviewed 9 November 2015

The murals depict the struggle of the Mexican People against opression. They are part fantasy part realism. Orozco's grasp of prespective and his use of the curved chapel ceiling is amazing. There is a frequent guided tour of the murals, and it is worth waiting...More

Thank Isaac O
Reviewed 7 November 2015

But whether it's worth the trip will really depend on what exhibits they actually have when you're there. Vicente Rojo didn't really do it for us, but as I say, still a nice place to wander round for half an hour.

Thank samarangba1
Reviewed 3 November 2015

I had a wonderful time exploring the art exhibits in this incredible building. I also found people there to be very helpful and friendly.

Thank Ulli61
Reviewed 2 November 2015

I'm not really an art/museum person, but this place floored me completely (in a good way). Really amazing stuff, especially the ceiling murals. If possible, get a guide to give you the background on them. We managed to get an English-speaking guide, the fascinating back...More

Thank UrbanManUSA
Reviewed 28 October 2015

The Orozco murals for which this complex is famous, can be easily visited in 20 to 30 minutes. The entry fee is minimal, and may be waived if you are over 60...take an i.d. Many other galleries are also open for viewing, although not well...More

Thank SanDiegobased
Reviewed 28 October 2015 via mobile

Take 30-60 minutes out of your day to see this. It was free entry on Tuesday. Not sure if that's every Tuesday or just a fluke

Thank TG-from-Florida
Reviewed 27 October 2015

Art exhibits will vary but the buildings, and the famous ceiling paintings by Orozco, make this a gorgeous gem worth a short visit if you are already in the area.

Thank DolphinD
Reviewed 26 October 2015

We did a tour around the institute and the massive wall and ceiling paintings did impress us. Otherwise there was a lot of construction going on and plenty of empty rooms arounf.

Thank Jari K
Reviewed 26 October 2015

if you stay only for a while in guadalajara you should absolutly visit the Cultural Institut Cabanas for the bulding but principaly for the important wall painting of j. orozco who spend months covering the walls of the principal part who was a church. The...More

Thank Jean Pierre B
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1 March 2015|
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Response from claudio_albarran | Reviewed this property |
Tuesday thru Sunday from 10 AM to 6 PM, Central. There is a $70 MXP fee, however on Tuesdays, there is no cost. This is their official webpage: hospiciocabanas.jalisco.gob.mx