National History Museum

Local nameMuseo Nacional de Historia
LocationMiguel Hidalgo, Mexico City

The Museo Nacional de Historia is a national museum of Mexico, located inside Chapultepec Castle in Mexico City. The Castle itself is found within the first section of the well known Chapultepec Park. The museum received 2,135,465 visitors in 2017.The museum hosts twelve showrooms that house objects from various stages in Mexican history, including the foundation of the Spanish Empire, the New Spain and the Viceregal era, the Mexican War of Independence, the Reform movement and the Revolution of 1910.

On the top floor, in addition to a library, there are two sections with dioramas recreating rooms of the castle during the time when Emperor Maximilian I of Mexico lived there with his wife Princess Charlotte of Belgium, also known as Empress Charlotte of Mexico.

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Opening hours

Tue - Sun: 9 am - 5 pm


General admission: MXN 75

More information and contact


Official website



Phone +52 40 40 52 14

Address Bosque de Chapultepec I, Miguel Hidalgo, 11100 Ciudad de México, D.F., Mexico

Coordinates 19°25'14.16" N -99°10'53.602" E

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