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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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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.
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good38%
  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“childhood home” (23 reviews)
“his life” (21 reviews)
“early works” (14 reviews)
Positos No 47 | Martes- Sab 10-18:30, Dom 10-14:30, Lunes Cerrado, Guanajuato, Mexico
Positos No 47 | Martes- Sab 10-18:30, Dom 10-14:30, Lunes Cerrado, Guanajuato, Mexico
+52 473 732 1197
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Reviewed 19 March 2017

Centrally located this is the house where the painter spent his first years. It is a nice house of three floors which houses a museum. The house is nice and interesting to appreciate how the affluent people lived one hundred years ago. There is no...More

Thank marcopolo111
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

This wonderful museum is located in the home where Diego Rivera lived until he was six years old. One of his children had the foresight to work with the government and others to repair and preserve the home and turn it into the present museum....More

Thank Steve R
Reviewed 9 March 2017

We weren't that familiar with the work of Diego Rivera but learned a lot from this exhibit, even though most of his own work there are sketches and unfinished works. Beautiful home also.

Thank Inge J
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

A beautifully restored early home of The Rivera family. Many drawings, painting, prints, sketches and sculptures. Well worth visiting.

Thank 880loisl
Reviewed 1 March 2017

House itself unremarkable but Rivera's collection of works (including sketches and studies) by other artists (Atl, Siqueiros, Orozco) very interesting.

Thank thayersn
Reviewed 20 February 2017

We enjoyed our visit to the Diego Rivera Museum but found other museums to be more inspiring in their displays.

Thank 2cantravelbugs
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Located near the University of Guanajuato, the museum chronicles much of Diego Rivera's life and development as an artist. Many interesting drawings that demonstrate various stages in Diego's artistic formation. Also on display are rooms of the original house where he was born and lived...More

Thank William D
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Once paid entrance fee you see small stating that collection of Rivera art is elsewhere. Indeed only few pencil sketches remain What to see: period furnishings , works of other artists and uptop a copy of Rivera mural Not worth time or money

Thank ABQTraveler1947
Reviewed 8 February 2017

He was born there so if you are interested in is work, you need to go and visit where he was brought up. It gives interesting information on the different stages of his apprentiship both in Mexico and in Europe. He is one of the...More

Thank Robert K
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

We were overwhelmed by the breadth of the contemporary art presented. All of this collection housed in the home Rivera. This visit was the highlight of our visit to Guanajuato.

Thank dbels
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