Museum of Popular Art

Local nameMuseo de Arte Popular
LocationCuahutémoc, Mexico City

The Museo de Arte Popular is a museum in Mexico City, Mexico that promotes and preserves part of the Mexican handcrafts and folk art. Located in the historic center of Mexico City in an old fire house, the museum has a collection which includes textiles, pottery, glass, piñatas, alebrijes, furniture and much more. However, the museum is best known as the sponsor of the yearly, Noche de Alebrijes parade in which the fantastical creatures are constructed on a monumental scale and then paraded from the main plaza or Zocalo to the Angel of Independence monument, competing for prizes.

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Opening hours

Tue - Sun: 10 am - 6 pm
Wed: 10 am - 9 pm

Admission

Adults: $40.00
Children under 13, seniors (60+), students: free

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Museo_de_Arte_Popular

Official Website http://www.map.df.gob.mx/

Phone +52 55 55102201

Address Revillagigedo 11, 06050 Mexico City, Mexico

Coordinates 19°26'2.029" N -99°8'46.628" E

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