National Art Museum

Local nameMuseo Nacional de Arte
LocationCuahutémoc, Mexico City

The Museo Nacional de Arte is the Mexican national art museum, located in the historical center of Mexico City. The museum is housed in a neoclassical building at No. 8 Tacuba, Col. Centro, Mexico City. It includes a large collection representing the history of Mexican art from the mid-sixteenth century to the mid 20th century. It is recognizable by Manuel Tolsá's large equestrian statue of Charles IV of Spain, who was the monarch just before Mexico gained its independence. It was originally in the Zocalo but it was moved to several locations, not out of deference to the king but rather to conserve a piece of art, according to the plaque at the base. It arrived at its present location in 1979.

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Opening hours

Tue - Sun: 10 am - 6 pm
Closed on Jan 1 and Dec 25.

Admission

Adults: $42
Children under 13, students, seniors: free

More information and contact

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

Official website http://www.munal.com.mx/

Email difusion@munal.inba.gob.mx

Phone +52 55 5130 3400

Address Tacuba 8, Mexico City, Mexico

Coordinates 19°26'11.266" N -99°8'21.929" E

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