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Antiguo Colegio de San Ildefonso

Mexico City, Mexico
+52 55 5702 2991
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A wonderful hidden gem

On my first day to Mexico City, I was strolling aimlessly around Templo mayor and saw this... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Athens, Greece
Beautiful place to visit and great exhibits

Excellent place to see an old-style Baroque Mexican building and also they have permanent and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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This recently restored old college, established by Jesuits in 1588, now hosts various exhibitions.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Centro Historico
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Reviewed 1 week ago

On my first day to Mexico City, I was strolling aimlessly around Templo mayor and saw this beautiful building. I walked in and it was fantastic. I saw to temporary exhibitions(both photography and excellent) and strolled around a bit more. Beautiful murals by Diego Rivera,...More

Thank angelikipapantoniou
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent place to see an old-style Baroque Mexican building and also they have permanent and itinerating art exhibits. I find this place to be really well restored and a must see for people who are looking to see the more traditional Mexico.

Thank josyz
Reviewed 22 May 2017

I would totally recommend this museum, it's truly beautiful for a walk around the murals. The history of the college itself is very interesting too. Worth a visit if you have the time.

Thank Alexandra A
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Used to be the main high school 50 years ago, now converted into an art museum. The murals here are worth the visit. mostly from the time of the great muralist movement in Mexico. Now they host very good art exhibits (mostly international). Concerts on...More

Thank JoseDW
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Diego Riveira's paitings were particularly remarkable to me at this place. They seem to be more expressive.

Thank Carol_Savedra
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This old school is now a museum. It's worth the visit, They have several temporary exhibits of art and other stuff. I went to see "China no es como la pintan" (China isnt like it's used to be painted), and i liked it

Thank Juan_Henriquez
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

A beautiful space in the historic district. This museum was one block away from where I was staying so I decided to stop by. There are no signs within the building that have been translated to English however the space is gorgeous. I came on...More

Thank skftravels
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Quiet secluded courtyard area where you can find comfortable surroundings and hear yourselves speak . Nice relaxed ambience, good high quality food , good for breakfast lunch or dinner. Good seating areas that are not on top of the next one

Thank peter k
Reviewed 8 March 2017

There is an early Diego Rivera mural here, but it's hard to get access. The Orozco murals blew my mind.

Thank MichaelH_10
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Lovely murals, especially the one by Rivera in the small auditorium (officially closed during our visit, but the guide let us go in.)

Thank WorldTraveler20c
Centro Historico
The beating heart of the city lies within Centro
Histórico, the vast expanse of historical buildings
and monuments that are a must when exploring Mexico
City. Places such as the Museo Biblioteca Palacio
Postal, Casa de los Azulejos and Palacio de Bellas
Artes are the perfect eye candy for anyone seeking to
admire arts and architecture. Don't forget to visit
the wide variety of markets and plazas where any
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