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Museo de Arte SHCP Antiguo Palacio del Arzobispado

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Address: Moneda 4 | Lic. Primo, Mexico City 06010, Mexico
Phone Number: 55) 3688 1666
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This preserved 16th-century home has been transformed into a museum that...

This preserved 16th-century home has been transformed into a museum that traces the development of Mexican art from pre-Columbian times to modern day.

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Interesting mix of artists

A free art gallery opposite the entrance to the Palacio Nacional. It used to be the residence of the archbishop and was converted into a performance centre and a gallery showing... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 10 May 2016
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Tenbury Wells, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016

A free art gallery opposite the entrance to the Palacio Nacional. It used to be the residence of the archbishop and was converted into a performance centre and a gallery showing an interesting mix of artists. A nice place to spend an hour or so.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016

I visited here with my wife after visiting the National Palace. The museum itself was not so large, but the arts were interesting. Especially, the paintings of the females were very real and impressive. I recommend visiting this museum if you have time to stay around this area.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2014

Not even a block off the Zocalo is the Museo Antiguo Palacio del Arzobispado, also known as the Museo de Arte de la Secretaria de Haciendo y Credito Publico (SHCP). The space has been restored with care and the art collection and temporary exhibits are varied and of high quality. It is not so large as to be overwhelming, but... More 

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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 vintage item, handicrafts and jewelry characteristic of each state in Mexico can be found on Sundays. Admire majestic views of the city from the Monumento a la Revolución and Torre Latinoamericana, and round out the experience with restaurants of all cuisines nearby.
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