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A city of contrasts

Mexico City is home to Centro Historico, which boasts numerous historic colonial landmarks, and the famous Aztec Templo Mayor. Continue with Chapultepec, which is one of the biggest urban parks in the world, complete with the city zoo, a castle, outdoor recreation opportunities, museums and an amusement park. Coyoacán is famous for counter-culture and art, and go to 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 in Mexico City

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  • Coyoacán
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  • Del Valle
  • Polanco
  • Santa Fe


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    Museo de la Ciudad de Mexico

    Museum of the City of Mexico
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    Museo Soumaya

    Pre-Hispanic art
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    Museo Tamayo

    Contemporary art museum
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    Museo Casa de la Memoria Indómita

    Sad memories of a not-so-distant past
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    Museo de la Caricatura

    History and humor combined
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    Ex-Convento del Carmen

    Former church and monastery converted into a museum
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    Museo de la Charrería

    A slice of Mexican history
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    Centro Cultural José Martí

    Promoting the culture to the people
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    Museo Legislativo

    Mexico’s museum of legislative power
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    Museo de Historia Natural

    A history of evolution
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    Museo Casa del Poeta Ramón López Velarde

    Metaphorical Pilgrimage
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    Museo del Automóvil

    The Evolution of the Automobile
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    Museo Casa de Carranza

    Origins of the Mexican Constitution
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    Museo Arqueológico de Xochimilco

    Ancient Xochimilco recreated
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    Museo del Fuego Nuevo

    Museum of the New Fire
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    Museo Tecnológico de la CFE

    Mexico's First Interactive Museum
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    Museo Nacional de Historia

    From pre-Hispanic to revolutionary Mexico
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    Museo de Antropologia

    All of the pre-hispanic cultures under one roof
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    Museo León Trotsky

    The former home of Soviet revolutionary leader turned into a museum
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    Museo de Cera

    Mexico City's wax museum
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    Museo de la Estampa

    Preservation of the graphic arts


    A Fun Look at the World of Science
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    Museo Anahuacalli

    Rivera’s personal pre-Hispanic collection on display
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    Museo del Templo Mayor

    Archaeological artifacts of ancient Aztec civilization
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    Museo de la Basílica de Guadalupe

    Mexico’s most important Marian museum
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    Museo Arqueológico Cuicuilco

    Lost civilization pyramid
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    Museo Casa Ruth Lechuga

    Museum folk art museum
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    Museo de San Carlos

    European and Mexican art on display
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    Papalote Museo del Niño

    A museum that kids and adults will surely love