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A city of contrasts

Begin your Mexico City travel guide with Centro Historico that boasts numerous historic colonial landmarks, and the famous Aztec Templo Mayor. Continue with Chapultepec (one of the biggest urban parks in the world, boasting the city zoo, a castle, outdoor recreation opportunities, museums and an amusement park), Coyoacán (for counter-culture and art), and Condesa and Roma (for the city’s trendiest restaurants, bistros, clubs, pubs and shops). Last, but not least, there’s Xochimilco with its waterways and flower gardens dating back to Aztec times.

Museums

Qualities

  • Local's picks
  • Famous
  • Cost money
  • Free

Areas

  • Coyoacán
  • Cuauhtémoc
  • Del Valle
  • Polanco
  • Santa Fe

Types

  • Specialty museum
  • History museum
  • Art museum
  • Science museum
  • Museum complex
  • Sports museum
    Papalote Museo del Niño +Add

    Papalote Museo del Niño

    A museum that kids and adults will surely love
    Museo Serfín +Add

    Museo Serfín

    Indigenous textiles and garments
    Museo de San Carlos +Add

    Museo de San Carlos

    European and Mexican art on display
    Museo Casa Ruth Lechuga +Add

    Museo Casa Ruth Lechuga

    Museum folk art museum
    Museo Arqueológico Cuicuilco +Add

    Museo Arqueológico Cuicuilco

    Lost civilization pyramid
    Museo de la Basílica de Guadalupe +Add

    Museo de la Basílica de Guadalupe

    Mexico’s most important Marian museum
    Museo del Templo Mayor +Add

    Museo del Templo Mayor

    Archaeological artifacts of ancient Aztec civilization
    Museo del Zapato +Add

    Museo del Zapato

    Big collection of shoes from around the world
    Museo Anahuacalli +Add

    Museo Anahuacalli

    Rivera’s personal pre-Hispanic collection on display
    Universum +Add

    Universum

    A Fun Look at the World of Science
    Museo de la Estampa +Add

    Museo de la Estampa

    Preservation of the graphic arts
    Museo de Cera +Add

    Museo de Cera

    Mexico City's wax museum
    Museo León Trotsky +Add

    Museo León Trotsky

    The former home of Soviet revolutionary leader turned into a museum
    Museo de Antropologia +Add

    Museo de Antropologia

    All of the pre-hispanic cultures under one roof
    Museo Nacional de Historia +Add

    Museo Nacional de Historia

    From pre-Hispanic to revolutionary Mexico
    Famous
    Museo Tecnológico de la CFE +Add

    Museo Tecnológico de la CFE

    Mexico's First Interactive Museum
    Museo del Fuego Nuevo +Add

    Museo del Fuego Nuevo

    Museum of the New Fire
     Museo Arqueológico de Xochimilco +Add

    Museo Arqueológico de Xochimilco

    Ancient Xochimilco recreated
    Museo Casa de Carranza +Add

    Museo Casa de Carranza

    Origins of the Mexican Constitution
    Museo del Automóvil +Add

    Museo del Automóvil

    The Evolution of the Automobile
    Museo Casa del Poeta Ramón López Velarde +Add

    Museo Casa del Poeta Ramón López Velarde

    Metaphorical Pilgrimage
    Museo de Historia Natural +Add

    Museo de Historia Natural

    A history of evolution
    Museo Legislativo +Add

    Museo Legislativo

    Mexico’s legislative power contained in a museum
    Centro Cultural José Martí +Add

    Centro Cultural José Martí

    Promoting the culture to the people
    Museo de la Charrería +Add

    Museo de la Charrería

    A slice of Mexican history
    Ex-Convento del Carmen +Add

    Ex-Convento del Carmen

    Former church and monastery converted into a museum
    Famous
    Museo de la Caricatura +Add

    Museo de la Caricatura

    History and humour combined