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Museo Soumaya

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Address: Blvd Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra 303 | Col Ampliacion Granada, Miguel Hidalgo, Mexico City 11529, Mexico
Phone Number: 52-5-5163731
10:30 - 18:30
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This museum explores the role of art and culture in human life and includes...

This museum explores the role of art and culture in human life and includes art by such luminaries as the French sculptor Rodin.

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Amazing collection of art gathered by Carlos Slim. Knock your socks off. The architecture is worth the trip.

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Todos Santos, Mexico
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Todos Santos, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Amazing collection of art gathered by Carlos Slim. Knock your socks off. The architecture is worth the trip.

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Carmel, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

See the Gates of Hell, many great local artists work and an entire floor dedicated to sculptures by Rodin and others. It is free and a gem for Mexico City!

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San Diego, California, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Carlos Slick amassed such a varied, important collection of art and artifacts that one needs to spend several hours to appreciate. Named for his wife, the Soumaya Museum is as beautiful on the outside as it is on the inside. Don't miss seeing this museum in Mexico City.

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Carlos Slim puts his wealth and personal taste on full display to marvel at -- and it is quite fascinating. A mix of modern and classical art - with some of Slim's personal items he has collected along the years ... This is a marvel of ostentatiousness and also a sneak peak at Mexico's journey into the future. The architecture... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The collection includes some exquisite and valuable art pieces. The top floor with its collection of Rodin's sculptures is worth the visit itself. However, the museum has been designed only to host a diverse art collection; it is more a beautiful "art warehouse" in an outstanding building than an experiential / educational museum. No story or key learning should be... More 

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Brooklyn, New York, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I was so shocked at the sheer volume of works in the seemingly small building. Looked to be the size of the Guggenheim in NYC, but was more robust in interior space. It is quite the museum and the building is stunning.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Fancy architecture, once you get in, you should go to the top floor where all the sculptures are, most were done by Rudin, and walk spirally down the floors, with paintings (a few by Van Gough), pocket watches, ivory carvings, and other art collections by Carlos Slim. Free entrance.

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La Pine, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Architecture is off the chart amazing - inside and out. Exhibits are very impressive but not as much as the building itself.

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Mililani Town, Hawaii, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Anyone that gives this museum anything else than 5 stars other than for the Ivory collection of who else but the Chinese art (animal cruelty) must not be thinking straight. Whether you are a real art connoisseur or not. It is packed with a myriad of art from allover the world. In fact its almost too much to absorb in... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

First If you arrive you will see this amazing architecture building and start to walk around enjoying all of the sweeping curved lines in the structure. It is also stunning outside from all sides. Don't expect modern art inside. If you like art from last centuries you will love it. This is really a nice place to go, don't miss... More 

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