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Museo Nacional de las Culturas Populares

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Cute cultural center entrance less than 1 eur

We visited the museum with a 5 yo. In June they have a exhibition of the old classic Mexican toys... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2018
ximie
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Dublin, Ireland
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Well curated and cared for, worth a visit

You really can't go wrong with an admission price of 14 pesos. The museum is small as other have... read more

Reviewed 22 December 2017
Gebe W
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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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20 Jun 2018
“Cute cultural center entrance less than 1 eur”
22 Dec 2017
“Well curated and cared for, worth a visit”
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This museum features a large number of exhibits regarding archeology and anthropology from around the world.
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Avenida Hidalgo, 289, Mexico City 04100, Mexico
Coyoacán
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Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

We visited the museum with a 5 yo. In June they have a exhibition of the old classic Mexican toys that was really nice to see. Entrance cost 15 pesos I. E. Less than 1 eur so it's worth to swing by for a quick...More

Thank ximie
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

This museum has only three galeries, and is very small and not very interesting. We have tried to visit twice, both times one or two of the galeries were closed to change the exhibit. It appears to be mainly used for cultural events, which may...More

Thank Esther d
Reviewed 20 March 2018

If you happen to be in the area ,you can hop in and take a walk, it's cheap anyway, otherwise it's a tiny museum.

Thank Johnny C
Reviewed 8 February 2018

This is a small museum, worth a short stop if you have time to spare in Coyoacan, otherwise it can be a miss. Northing like the major one downtown. Free for 60 plus, otherwise small admission fee. Exhibits rotate.

Thank pumpermum
Reviewed 22 December 2017

You really can't go wrong with an admission price of 14 pesos. The museum is small as other have noted, basically one main exhibition room. If the current exhibition is any indication, the curators have excellent attention to detail and the pieces are carefully displayed...More

Thank Gebe W
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

This is a very small museum, located in the city center and it has not a lot of things to see, it is recommended to be just there about 30 to 45 minutes maybe an hour and only if you’re into museums your adviced to...More

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Reviewed 17 December 2017

This museum is located near the center of Coyoacan and is very cheap. I thought from the name it would be more "Pop Culture" but in fact it relates to Mexico's diversity and culture of the population. When I went in Oct 17 there was...More

Thank Gerardo D
Reviewed 5 January 2017

We visited this museum twice. The first time the rotating exhibit included cartoon sculptures of popular Mexican characters. The second time, the exhibit documented foods native to Mexico including corn, beans, squash, and chiles. Both exhibits were very well done, and the exhibit areas are...More

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Reviewed 22 October 2016

This museum has a tiny foreign art collection.  Most artifacts are replicas. There are better places to spend a few days in Mexico City.

1  Thank CircleTheWorld
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

I was fairly disappointed because this pretty Museum in Coyoacan was fully dedicated to Accordion greats in Mexico and while it was mildly curious, it didn't justify the ticket price. If you are in Coyoacan and it is raining probably it could make sense to...More

Thank Ricardo B
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Coyoacan
Once you step into Coyoacán (“Land of the Coyotes”)
you'll find picturesque parks and cantinas that will
transport you back to the colonial era thanks to the
brick and stone details of the area. Iconic writers
such as Trotsky and great painters like Frida Kahlo
seeked refuge and inspiration in this area, and you
can see the unique spirit of this neighborhood
reflected in its colorful market where nieves, sopes
...More
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