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Diego Rivera Museum and Home (Museo Casa Diego Rivera)

Positos No 47 | Martes- Sab 10-18:30, Dom 10-14:30, Lunes Cerrado, Guanajuato, Mexico
+52 473 732 1197
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The art is interesting and if you are fan of Diego worth the visit

Its a relatively small museum. the art is interesting. I didn't really get much from the home... read more

Reviewed 19 January 2016
aquafria
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Austin, Texas
Diego slept here

He was born here, left at an early age and never returned. That's not much basis for a museum... read more

Reviewed 15 January 2016
peter s
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The birthplace of Mexico's most famous painter has been preserved as a museum featuring some of his original works and a collection of artifacts from his house.
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good38%
  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“childhood home” (23 reviews)
“his life” (21 reviews)
“early works” (13 reviews)
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Positos No 47 | Martes- Sab 10-18:30, Dom 10-14:30, Lunes Cerrado, Guanajuato, Mexico
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+52 473 732 1197
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Reviewed 19 January 2016

Its a relatively small museum. the art is interesting. I didn't really get much from the home side of the visit. I didn't feel like I was actually in his home but rather a mock up. It's very nice inside and worth the time to...More

Thank aquafria
Reviewed 15 January 2016 via mobile

He was born here, left at an early age and never returned. That's not much basis for a museum. Still, he is one of the most famous and beloved native sons and there's money to be made in that. The art work is scattered, lesser...More

Thank peter s
Reviewed 12 January 2016

It's a nice place, but a bit of a hike up the hill. Short on his art work, mostly about his early years

Thank john g
Reviewed 27 December 2015

This is where Diego Rivera was born..His daughter bought the property back and has created a wonderful museum which shows the house furnished in the style of the time later 19th Century..Upper floors have been intimate galleries including sketches and drawings of Diego as well...More

Thank Bangkoknow
Reviewed 24 December 2015 via mobile

Diego Rivera lived here as a child. House and ajacent building purchased to house 175 works of his. A must for ART lovers. Gteat 15 to 20 minute explanation of the Mural done for Rockafelar.

Thank bajajulio
Reviewed 26 November 2015

This birth home of Rivera shows the evolution of his work as well as offers exhibits by other artists.

Thank Masca
Reviewed 25 November 2015

1 of the nicest small museums I've been in anywhere, not just in Mexico, both for the interesting permanent collection of DR's early work, and also for the 2 great exhibitions that were on when I was there. The building is lovely too - they've...More

Thank F0xTales
Reviewed 25 November 2015

We went to the Casa Azul (Frieda Khalo and Diego Rivera's home) in Mexico City and decided to visit this museum while in Guanajuato. We learned quite a bit about Diego's life and were able to enjoy an excellent one-woman show about the lives of...More

Thank hrk_9
Reviewed 25 November 2015

The man was born here, and he credits the colors of his childhood here with his later artistic sensibilities. There are five floors, with considerable to see on each. Besides the permanent exhibits, there are galleries with special shows. So, this is a museum to...More

Thank Colophon
Reviewed 23 November 2015

After living in this home until a young age Diego never returned here. There were some of his early works, his sketches and drawings and a very few oils. There was no humidity or temperature controls and I feel the pain of the art work...More

Thank 2013traveler
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