We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Museo del Pueblo de Guanajuato

Closed Now: 10:00 - 19:00
Open today: 10:00 - 19:00
Review Highlights
Small but impactfull

Small multi-level museum with religious, contemporary and XVII-XIX century art. Beautiful... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Historic and modern art share this small museum inside a historic mansion. The historic art... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2018
Katherine R
Methuen, Massachusetts
Read all 85 reviews
All photos (43)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good37%
  • Average15%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“modern art”(5 reviews)
“city museum”(2 reviews)
Closed Now
Hours Today: 10:00 - 19:00
See all hours
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
Calle Positos 7, Guanajuato 36000, Mexico
Improve This Listing
Reviews (85)
Filter reviews
43 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews modern art mexican artists city museum favorite museum on display small museum worth a visit portraits miniature galleries exhibits pesos spanish history mexico
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 43 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Small multi-level museum with religious, contemporary and XVII-XIX century art. Beautiful thought-provoking pieces. The building, inside too, is a piece of art. The people who can visit this in 20 minutes are not seeing anything, they are merely having an overview. I was there for...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Mike5466
Reviewed 1 June 2018

Historic and modern art share this small museum inside a historic mansion. The historic art includes portraits of some wealthy ancient families. The Spanish ladies certainly were no beauties! There were two modern art exhibits, one on toys/magic and the other on women's psyches and...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Katherine R
Reviewed 30 April 2018

The City Museum of Guanajuato has historical religious and secular paintings and three different galleries of contemporary art. I suspect this building might originally have been a convent and it still contains a small and beautiful chapel which contains a triptych illustrating the conquest of...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank lisaannem
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

It’s a quick (20-40) minute drop by, for 25 pesos, in an interesting building. Nothing overly “wow,” or memorable, but some out-of-the-ordinary artwork. Enjoyed a yesterday and today traveling exhibit. And, there was a somewhat disturbing, but interesting, traveling exhibit by an artist that is...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank CharlieinTexas
Reviewed 15 March 2018

This is a good museum to visit if you wish to see a variety of art that you could see at local churches and museums. Ability to read Spanish is helpful. Does not take long to visit.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank William S
Reviewed 10 March 2018

Both years I visited this museum I enjoyed the exhibits. The building itself is architecturally interesting and the exhibits are well displayed and always interesting.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank mabs54
Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

For 25 pesos, it's probably worth the 10-15 minutes you will spend inside. There is a collection of miniatures, as well as a lot of information and related to important people of Guanajuato's history. To appreciate the descriptions, you will need to be able to...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank nomos
Reviewed 13 September 2017

This place was very interesting with many items on display about the history of the region.Many paitings and artifacts very well preserved.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Frank F
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Good museum if you are interested in modern art from the region. The building is attractive and there is a small baroque chapel.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Friendlyadvisor2
Reviewed 12 March 2017

This is a nice combination of an old church and a modern artist. You will see his works as well as religious and cultural paintings from 19 and 20 century. The 'chapel' has a good, big mural, seats, quiet. There is even free banos! But...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank cpnegrad
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 58 nearby hotels
Hotel Casa Virreyes
98 reviews
.04 km away
Hotel de la Paz
138 reviews
.04 km away
Hotel La Casona de Don Lucas
172 reviews
.09 km away
Parador del Convento
32 reviews
.12 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 312 nearby restaurants
Casa Ofelia Rest-Bar
334 reviews
.10 km away
Tasca de la Paz
207 reviews
.07 km away
Truco 7
1,158 reviews
.10 km away
100 Montaditos Guanajuato
94 reviews
.08 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 117 nearby attractions
Juarez Theater (Teatro Juarez)
1,095 reviews
.20 km away
University of Guanajuato
984 reviews
.07 km away
Basilica of Our Lady of Guanajuato
624 reviews
.09 km away
Jardin de la Union
1,214 reviews
.15 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Museo del Pueblo de Guanajuato staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines