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“The house of the muralist”

Diego Rivera Museum and Home (Museo Casa Diego Rivera)
Ranked #11 of 76 things to do in Guanajuato
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: 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.
Reviewed 11 August 2017

If you're interested in Diego Rivera, you'll want to visit the home where he lived as a young boy. Diego Rivera, who became world famous, was a native son of Guanajuato, and it's interesting to see where he started, as a young boy.

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Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

This is a small museum. Diego Rivera's parents house was renovated and it's quite a contrast between the old house and the new one. I didn't see many artifacts that belonged to Rivera, or paintings. That would have been interesting. I liked the architecture of the house.

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Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

I went in with a 6 and 9 year old and quickly went around the tiny house. It's currently undergoing construction and the electricity was cut for most of our quick visit. It has interesting artwork from artists other than Diego and a nice kid library area. The place was crowded at 10:30 on a Thursday in August and it was hard to walk around the tiny house. It's not expensive to enter and satisfied my tiny curiosity. Diego Rivera painted murals in person in Mexico City that are incredible and worth a visit. This museum is not worth a trip to Guanajuato but is something to do once there.

Thank Ellie P
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Reviewed 31 July 2017

The Museum has amazing guides that are well knowledgeable of Diego Rivera life. As you go through the Museum it is as if you are traveling through the a time line of Diego Rivera life and painting periods. Kid friendly and you are also exposed to uprising, upcoming, new artists.

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Reviewed 19 July 2017

The museum is spread over several floors in an old building near the center of Guanajuato. The lowest level features the childhood home of Diego Rivera. It is an interesting look into the living conditions for fairly well-off people of that era in Mexico. My kids got a kick out of discovering the 'bathroom' of the time. The art collection is rather small, but provided an interesting look at the Cubist works of Diego Rivera. The highlight is the mural on the upper floor of "Dream of a Sunday Afternoon in Alameda Park" There is a key to the mural that identifies all of the people portrayed on the top-most level.

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