Step into the strikingly structured Museo Soumaya, a museum tracing 300 years of artistic history, including Mesoamerican sculpture, 20th-century Mexican work, as well as famous western works only viewable here, making up a collection of over 65,000 pieces. Admire paintings from such artists ad Dali and Van Gogh, sculpture by Rodin, and the buildings amazing architecture designed by Fernando Romero. Be aware there are no refreshments or snacks available, though there are some places to eat in the surrounding area, so plan accordingly for this. Add Museo Soumaya to your Mexico City travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Mexico City road trip site.
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Remarkable art collection housed in a stunning 21st century jewel of a building. And . . . its free! more »
1) find your way to Metro Polanco stop, 5 pesos 2) upon exit from Metro, no need to cross street, on NE corner of Horacio and Arquimedes get on colectivo “blanco y morado”, modern bus 2/3... more »
Huge fan! The best part is that is for free. If you think the building looks great from the outside, wait to go inside and start going up through all the artistic expositions. There's a locker area where you can put your bags in order to walk in the museum (also for free). My favorite one is the one at the very top: surrealism. Nice stop if you're visiting Mexico City.
Wow there's a lot in this museum. And it's free. Amazing. My favorite piece is the bronze casting of the "Gates of Hell" by Rodin. 20 ft tall, some much detail. Spent 30 minutes looking at it. You'll see it when you walk in. There are a number of floors with a wide incline ramp running along the walls all the way to the top floor. There are also elevators (which I didn't realize until I nearly arrived a the top). Very nice museum. Very beautiful building. I went around 1pm on a weekday in July. Only had to wait 15 minutes in the security line (behind a school group. Now that's a field trip I wish I would have gone one when i was a kiddo!). Thank you Carlos Slim! This museum in honor of your late wife is an absolute treasure and the best memorial anyone could have.
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