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Museo del Pueblo de Guanajuato

Calle Positos 7, Guanajuato 36000, Mexico
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Nice building

Good museum if you are interested in modern art from the region. The building is attractive and... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2017
Friendlyadvisor2
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Mexico City, Mexico
This is not a museum of the city, despite some it's name

This is a nice combination of an old church and a modern artist. You will see his works as well as... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2017
cpnegrad
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Hurricane, West Virginia
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good36%
  • Average16%
  • Poor0%
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“enjoy art” (2 reviews)
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Calle Positos 7, Guanajuato 36000, Mexico
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Reviewed 1 May 2017

Good museum if you are interested in modern art from the region. The building is attractive and there is a small baroque chapel.

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Reviewed 13 March 2017

This is a nice combination of an old church and a modern artist. You will see his works as well as religious and cultural paintings from 19 and 20 century. The 'chapel' has a good, big mural, seats, quiet. There is even free banos! But...More

Thank cpnegrad
Reviewed 20 February 2017

We were thoroughly impressed by the diversity of artwork on display from 3 contemporary Mexican artists from Oaxaca. Well worth the time.

Thank 2cantravelbugs
Reviewed 14 October 2016

IIt is an art museum, where expositions of many painters from latin america are on display . Galleries cover hundreds of years of old local and latin portraits, to religious art. For any tourist it can be highly interesting.

2  Thank Patricio B
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Small museum but has some fantastic collections of art. Both the temporary and permanent exhibitions are worth seeing. It's easy to miss the location of this museum- as you're looking up at that big blue monastery/church from the alley-like street, it is the building to...More

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Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

The Museo del Pueblo is well situated near the main University building in central Guanajuato. Located in a colonial residence, the exhibits are spread over 3 floors. They have many temporary exhibits, and I highly recommend the Korean exhibit they have going on right now,...More

Thank johntpt
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

This is a very centrally located museum consisting of a series of galleries nicely displayed in a former hacienda. By far and away my favorite temporary exhibit is the work of Andres Alarcon. This young artist from Colombia has tremendous talent and his works picturing...More

Thank packedandready2go
Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

The Museum of the People of Guanajuato exhibits and important permanent collection with representative Mexican art from 17th-19th centuries. It features works of Hermenegildo Bustos, a remarkable portrait painter for the precision in his drawings.

2  Thank Russ L
Reviewed 27 May 2016

It certainly would help if you could speak & read Spanish...but many interesting artifacts that are self explanatory...as well we were given a sheet in English.. If it is raining outside..a great way to spend the day..

Thank Victoria477
Reviewed 1 May 2016

We enjoy art and this museum had world class exhibits. Absolutely a must visit for anyone who enjoys modern art from Mexico.

Thank Ponkapog
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