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Diego Rivera Museum and Home (Museo Casa Diego Rivera)

Positos No 47 | Martes- Sab 10-18:30, Dom 10-14:30, Lunes Cerrado, Guanajuato, Mexico
+52 473 732 1197
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This birth home of Rivera shows the evolution of his work as well as offers exhibits by other... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2015
Masca
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Ottawa, Canada
lovely building, great permanent collection, great exhibitions

1 of the nicest small museums I've been in anywhere, not just in Mexico, both for the interesting... read more

Reviewed 25 November 2015
F0xTales
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Verona
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The birthplace of Mexico's most famous painter has been preserved as a museum featuring some of his original works and a collection of artifacts from his house.
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good38%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“his life” (21 reviews)
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Positos No 47 | Martes- Sab 10-18:30, Dom 10-14:30, Lunes Cerrado, Guanajuato, Mexico
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Reviewed 26 November 2015

This birth home of Rivera shows the evolution of his work as well as offers exhibits by other artists.

Thank Masca
Reviewed 25 November 2015

1 of the nicest small museums I've been in anywhere, not just in Mexico, both for the interesting permanent collection of DR's early work, and also for the 2 great exhibitions that were on when I was there. The building is lovely too - they've...More

Thank F0xTales
Reviewed 25 November 2015

We went to the Casa Azul (Frieda Khalo and Diego Rivera's home) in Mexico City and decided to visit this museum while in Guanajuato. We learned quite a bit about Diego's life and were able to enjoy an excellent one-woman show about the lives of...More

Thank hrk_9
Reviewed 25 November 2015

The man was born here, and he credits the colors of his childhood here with his later artistic sensibilities. There are five floors, with considerable to see on each. Besides the permanent exhibits, there are galleries with special shows. So, this is a museum to...More

Thank Colophon
Reviewed 22 November 2015

After living in this home until a young age Diego never returned here. There were some of his early works, his sketches and drawings and a very few oils. There was no humidity or temperature controls and I feel the pain of the art work...More

Thank 2013traveler
Reviewed 22 November 2015

Small museum but has some interesting pieces of Diego Rivera art in it. Best seen with a tour guide. A 10 minute walk from the main square.

Thank TiburonTony
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Based in a house his parent's owned, there is a recreation of the typical furniture on the ground floors. On the upper floors are a selection of his paintings describing his influences and motivation. It's a small museum so you must make time to pop...More

Thank francesm624
Reviewed 26 October 2015

It will take you not more than an hour to visit this place. If you like Diego Rivera art, this is the place. It has some nice art gallery of his work

Thank Virgilio G
Reviewed 22 October 2015 via mobile

This little museum is worth a visit for a couple of reasons: it’s interesting to see the interior of a typical 19th century middle-class house and the beautiful antique furnishings. It’s even more interesting to see the progression of Diego Rivera’s artistic style. And to...More

Thank Yvette D
Reviewed 15 October 2015

Overall: Great place to view original works from Diego Rivera as well as other artists. Stayed a block away from this place, had the intention of going in at some point, but didn't get to until my last day. Went in after having breakfast across...More

Thank Eduardo L
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