Museum of Modern Art (Museo de Arte Moderno), Mexico City

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Visit Museum of Modern Art (Museo de Arte Moderno) to witness impressive artworks by world famous artists, such as Frida Kahlo. Opened in 1964, the museum contains roughly 3,000 paintings, sculptures, photographs, and drawings. For its time, the museum stands out as an architectural masterpiece. The building's architects created a sense of fluidity between the interior and exterior by liberally using striking materials, such as glass, white marble, raw flint, aluminum, and fiberglass in its construction. Use our Mexico City trip builder website to add Museum of Modern Art (Museo de Arte Moderno) and other attractions to your Mexico City vacation plans.
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  • This museum is in very bad shape after reopening. It’s most important pictures (including an outstanding Frida Kahlo) are not there anymore. The visit is now restricted to one room only and the...  more »
  • This exhibition shows workarts expressing the political ideas of mexican artists made during the time period from1921 to 1958.  more »
  • Small but great pieces and well designed spaces for viewing. I would have loved to have seen more protest/political art since there is so much that is told mostly in art due to problems in journalism. Mostly either abstract or early modern.
  • FREE ON SUNDAYS! This Museum is located in a big, beautiful park, and there are many outdoor sculptures as well as incredible exhibitions inside. There are guided tours available during the week, and they’re closed on Mondays.

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