The best museums in Mexico City in March 2023

These are the top 100 best museums in Mexico City, Mexico, ranked by their rating and popularity in 2023. Click a museum for more information about the museum, including visitor information, exhibitions and reviews.

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These are the best museums in Mexico City:

  1. Zoo San Juan De Aragon1

    Zoo San Juan De Aragon

    Mexico City
  2. National Museum of Anthropology2

    National Museum of Anthropology

    Mexico City
    The National Museum of Anthropology ( Spanish : Museo Nacional de Antropología , MNA ) is a national museum of Mexico . It is the largest and most visited museum in Mexico. Located in the area between Paseo de la Reforma and Mahatma Gandhi Street within Chapultepec Park in Mexico City , the museum c
  3. Frida Kahlo Museum3

    Frida Kahlo Museum

    Mexico City
    The Frida Kahlo Museum ( Spanish : Museo Frida Kahlo ), also known as the Blue House ( La Casa Azul ) for the structure's cobalt-blue walls, is a historic house museum and art museum dedicated to the life and work of Mexican artist Frida Kahlo . It is located in the Colonia del Carmen neighborhood
  4. Palace of Fine Arts4

    Palace of Fine Arts

    Mexico City
    The Palacio de Bellas Artes (Palace of Fine Arts ) is a prominent cultural center in Mexico City . It has hosted notable events in music, dance, theatre, opera and literature in Mexico and has held important exhibitions of painting, sculpture and photography. Consequently, the Palacio de Bellas Arte
  5. Templo Mayor5

    Templo Mayor

    Mexico City
    The Templo Mayor (Spanish: Main Temple) was the main temple of the Mexica people in their capital city of Tenochtitlan , which is now Mexico City . Its architectural style belongs to the late Postclassic period of Mesoamerica . The temple was called Huēyi Teōcalli [we:ˈi teoːˈkali] in the Nahuatl l
  6. Museo Nacional de Historia Castillo de Chapultepec6

    Museo Nacional de Historia Castillo de Chapultepec

    Mexico City
    The National Museum of History ( Spanish : Museo Nacional de Historia ), also known as MNH , is a national museum of Mexico , located inside Chapultepec Castle in Mexico City . The Castle itself is found within the first section of the well known Chapultepec Park. The museum received 2,135,465 visit
  7. Diego Rivera Mural Museum7

    Diego Rivera Mural Museum

    Mexico City
    Museo Mural Diego Rivera is a museum in Mexico City where Diego Rivera 's 1946–47 mural Sueño de una Tarde Dominical en la Alameda Central is located.
  8. Monument to the Revolution8

    Monument to the Revolution

    Mexico City
    The Monument to the Revolution (Spanish: Monumento a la Revolución ) is a landmark and monument commemorating the Mexican Revolution . It is located in the Plaza de la República, near to the heart of the major thoroughfares Paseo de la Reforma and Avenida de los Insurgentes in downtown Mexico City
  9. Soumaya Museum9

    Soumaya Museum

    Mexico City
    The Museo Soumaya is a private museum in Mexico City and a non-profit cultural institution with two museum buildings in Mexico City — Plaza Carso and Plaza Loreto. It has over 66,000 works from 30 centuries of art including sculptures from Pre-Hispanic Mesoamerica , 19th- and 20th-century Mexican a
  10. Museum of Modern Art10

    Museum of Modern Art

    Mexico City
    The Museo de Arte Moderno (Museum of Modern Art) is located in Chapultepec park, Mexico City , Mexico. The museum is part of the Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes y Literatura and provides exhibitions of national and international contemporary artists. The museum also hosts a permanent collection
  11. House of Tiles11

    House of Tiles

    Mexico City
    The Casa de los Azulejos ("House of Tiles") or Palacio de los Condes del Valle de Orizaba (Palace of the Counts of Valley of Orizaba) is an 18th-century Baroque palace in Mexico City , built by the Count of the Valle de Orizaba family. The building is distinguished by its facade, which is covered on
  12. National Art Museum12

    National Art Museum

    Mexico City
    The Museo Nacional de Arte ( MUNAL ) (English: National Museum of Art ) is the Mexican national art museum, located in the historical center of Mexico City . The museum is housed in a neoclassical building at No. 8 Tacuba, Col. Centro, Mexico City. It includes a large collection representing the his
  13. Chapultepec Zoo13

    Chapultepec Zoo

    Mexico City
    Chapultepec Zoo ( Spanish : Zoológico de Chapultepec ) is a zoo located in Chapultepec Park ; it is one of four zoos near Mexico City , and the best known Mexican zoo. It was founded July 6, 1923 by Mexican biologist Alfonso Luis Herrera using donations from private citizens and governmental funds
  14. MODO - Museo del Objeto del Objeto14

    MODO - Museo del Objeto del Objeto

    Mexico City
    The Museo del Objeto del Objeto (Museum of the Object [ purpose ] of the Object [ item ]), or MODO , is a museum in Mexico City and the first museum in Mexico dedicated to design and communications. It was opened in 2010 based on a collection of commercial packaging, advertising, graphic arts, comm
  15. Museum of Popular Art15

    Museum of Popular Art

    Mexico City
    The Museo de Arte Popular (Museum of Folk Art) is a museum in Mexico City , Mexico that promotes and preserves part of the Mexican handcrafts and folk art . Located in the historic center of Mexico City in an old fire house, the museum has a collection which includes textiles, pottery, glass, piñata
  16. Estanquillo Museum16

    Estanquillo Museum

    Mexico City
    Named after a small store that sells a variety of items. There are over ten thousand artifacts to see from all eras of Mexican history.
  17. Museo de Cera de la CDMX17

    Museo de Cera de la CDMX

    Mexico City
  18. Palacio de Cultura Banamex – Palacio Iturbide18

    Palacio de Cultura Banamex – Palacio Iturbide

    Mexico City
    The Palace of Iturbide (1779 to 1785) is a large palatial residence located in the historic center of Mexico City at Madero Street #17. It was built by the Count of San Mateo Valparaíso as a wedding gift for his daughter. It gained the name “Palace of Iturbide” because Agustín de Iturbide lived ther
  19. Leon Trotsky House Museum19

    Leon Trotsky House Museum

    Mexico City
    The Leon Trotsky House Museum , Trotsky Museum , or Trotsky House Museum, (Spanish: Museo Casa de León Trotsky ) is a museum honoring Leon Trotsky and an organization that works to promote political asylum , located in the Coyoacán neighborhood of Mexico City . Its official name is Instituto del Der
  20. Palace of the Inquisition20

    Palace of the Inquisition

    Mexico City
    The Palace of the Inquisition stands on the corner of República de Brasil and República de Venezuela streets in Mexico City , Mexico . As neither side of the building faces Santo Domingo Plaza, the entrance is placed at a canted corner to face the plaza. Its long association with the Inquisition , w
  21. Museo Tamayo21

    Museo Tamayo

    Mexico City
    Museo Rufino Tamayo is a public contemporary art museum located in Mexico City 's Chapultepec Park , that produces contemporary art exhibitions, using its collection of modern and contemporary art, as well as artworks from the collection of its founder, the artist Rufino Tamayo .
  22. Templo Mayor Museum22

    Templo Mayor Museum

    Mexico City
  23. Luis Barragán House and Studio23

    Luis Barragán House and Studio

    Mexico City
    Luis Barragán House and Studio , also known as Casa Luis Barragán , is the former residence of architect Luis Barragán in Miguel Hidalgo district , Mexico City . It is owned by the Fundación de Arquitectura Tapatía and the Government of the State of Jalisco . It is now a museum exhibiting Barragán'
  24. Dolores Olmedo Museum24

    Dolores Olmedo Museum

    Mexico City
    The Museo Dolores Olmedo (or the Dolores Olmedo Museum ) is an art museum in Xochimilco , Mexico City , based on the collection of the Mexican businesswoman Dolores Olmedo . The museum will be relocated to Chapultepec in 2024.
  25. Memory and Tolerance Museum25

    Memory and Tolerance Museum

    Mexico City
    The Memory and Tolerance Museum (Spanish: Museo Memoria y Tolerancia ) is a museum in Mexico City , Mexico, established in 2010.
  26. Museo Nacional de Culturas Populares26

    Museo Nacional de Culturas Populares

    Mexico City
  27. National Museum of San Carlos27

    National Museum of San Carlos

    Mexico City
    The Museo Nacional de San Carlos (English: National Museum of San Carlos ) is a Mexican national art museum devoted to European art, located in the Cuauhtémoc borough in Mexico City . The museum is housed in the Palace of the Count of Buenavista , a neoclassical building at Puente de Alvarado No. 50
  28. Anahuacalli Museum28

    Anahuacalli Museum

    Mexico City
    The Diego Rivera Anahuacalli Museum is a museum and arts center in Mexico City , located in the San Pablo de Tepetlapa neighborhood of Coyoacán , 10 minutes by car from the Frida Kahlo Museum , as well as from the tourist neighborhood of this district. The Anahuacalli (from the Nahuatl word, whose m
  29. Museo Jumex29

    Museo Jumex

    Mexico City
    The largest private contemporary art collection in Latin America.
  30. Museum of the City of Mexico30

    Museum of the City of Mexico

    Mexico City
    The Museum of Mexico City (Museo de la Ciudad de Mexico) is located at Pino Suarez 30, a few blocks south of the Zocalo , on what was the Iztapalapa Causeway, near where Hernán Cortés and Moctezuma II met for the first time. This building used to be the palace of the Counts of Santiago de Calimaya,
  31. Academy of San Carlos31

    Academy of San Carlos

    Mexico City
  32. Museo del Tequila y el Mezcal32

    Museo del Tequila y el Mezcal

    Mexico City
  33. Museum of El Carmen33

    Museum of El Carmen

    Mexico City
  34. Museo Panteón de San Fernando34

    Museo Panteón de San Fernando

    Mexico City
    The San Fernando Pantheon (also known as Museo Panteón de San Fernando) is one of the oldest cemeteries in Mexico City that is preserved to this day. It is one of the most representative examples of 19th century funerary architecture and art in Mexico, and it functioned between 1832 and 1872. It is
  35. Arte Carrillo Gil Museum35

    Arte Carrillo Gil Museum

    Mexico City
  36. Palace of Mining36

    Palace of Mining

    Mexico City
    The Palace of Mining , also Palace of Mines , ( Spanish : Palacio de Minería ) is a building in Mexico City , Mexico , considered to be a fine example of Neoclassical architecture in the Americas. It was designed and built between 1797 and 1813 by Valencian Spanish sculptor and architect Manuel Tols
  37. Museo de Historia Natural37

    Museo de Historia Natural

    Mexico City
  38. Museo de Ripley de la CDMX38

    Museo de Ripley de la CDMX

    Mexico City
  39. Museo Mural Diego Rivera39

    Museo Mural Diego Rivera

    Mexico City
  40. Site Museum Cuicuilco40

    Site Museum Cuicuilco

    Mexico City
    Cuicuilco is an important archaeological site located on the southern shore of Lake Texcoco in the southeastern Valley of Mexico , in what is today the borough of Tlalpan in Mexico City . Some historians believe this settlement goes back to 1400 BC. Other historians believe the pyramid could be the
  41. Papalote Children's Museum41

    Papalote Children's Museum

    Mexico City
    The museum Papalote Museo del Niño is located in Mexico City Bosques de Chapultepec . The museum is focused in learning, communication and working together through interactive expositions of science, technology and art for children.
  42. National Interventions Museum42

    National Interventions Museum

    Mexico City
    The Museo Nacional de las Intervenciones (National Museum of the Interventions) is located in the former Monastery of San Diego Churubusco , which was built on top of an Aztec shrine. The museum is split into two sections. The downstairs is dedicated to the site’s history as a monastery, and the ups
  43. Museo Casa de Carranza43

    Museo Casa de Carranza

    Mexico City
  44. Ex Teresa Arte Actual44

    Ex Teresa Arte Actual

    Mexico City
  45. Franz Mayer Museum45

    Franz Mayer Museum

    Mexico City
  46. Museum of Graphic Arts46

    Museum of Graphic Arts

    Mexico City
  47. Acuario Inbursa47

    Acuario Inbursa

    Mexico City
  48. Cultural Center of Spain in Mexico48

    Cultural Center of Spain in Mexico

    Mexico City
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    Complejo Cultural Los Pinos

    Mexico City
  50. Museo Universitario del Chopo UNAM50

    Museo Universitario del Chopo UNAM

    Mexico City
    The Museo Universitario del Chopo (meaning, " poplar "; locally nicknamed Crystal Palace or simply El Chopo , in Spanish ) ( Chopo University Museum ) is located at Doctor Enrique González Martínez Street in the Colonia Santa María la Ribera of Mexico City . It has collections in contemporary art ,
  51. Caricature Museum51

    Caricature Museum

    Mexico City
    The Caricature Museum ( Museo de la Caricatura in Spanish) is located in an 18th-century Baroque building in the historic center of Mexico City . It was opened in 1987 to preserve and promote the history of Mexican cartooning , done for both political and entertainment purposes. The historic buildin
  52. José Luis Cuevas Museum52

    José Luis Cuevas Museum

    Mexico City
    The José Luis Cuevas Museum is located just off the Zócalo within the Historic center of Mexico City , in Mexico City , Mexico. The museum and Church of Santa Inés were built as parts of the Convent of Santa Inés ( Agnes of Rome ) complex. The museum is in the convent's colonial era residential hall
  53. Cultural Center Casa Lamm53

    Cultural Center Casa Lamm

    Mexico City
    The Casa Lamm Cultural Center is the best known landmark in Colonia Roma . It was a house built in the early 20th century when Colonia Roma was a new neighborhood for the wealthy leaving the historic center of Mexico City . In the 1990s, the house was restored to open as a cultural center in 1994, w
  54. Museo del Juguete Antiguo México54

    Museo del Juguete Antiguo México

    Mexico City
  55. Museo Archivo de la Fotografía55

    Museo Archivo de la Fotografía

    Mexico City
    The Museo Archivo de la Fotografía ( MAF ; Museum of the Photographic Archive) is a museum in the Historic center of Mexico City located in "La Casa de las Ajaracas", built at the end of the 16th century, at Guatemala street #34. The museum is dedicated to the conservation, research and distribution
  56. Fonoteca Nacional de México56

    Fonoteca Nacional de México

    Mexico City
  57. Alfredo Guati Rojo National Watercolor Museum57

    Alfredo Guati Rojo National Watercolor Museum

    Mexico City
    The Alfredo Guati Rojo National Watercolor Museum (Museo Nacional de Acuarela Alfredo Guati Rojo) was the first museum in the world dedicated specifically to watercolor painting . It is located in the Coyoacán borough of Mexico City , in a former private house which was donated to the museum by the
  58. Interactive Museum of Economics58

    Interactive Museum of Economics

    Mexico City
    Interactive Museum of Economics (Museo Interactivo de Economía) is the first museum in the world dedicated exclusively to economics . The museum was opened in 2006 and is located on Tacuba Street in the historic center of Mexico City . The museum is open to the public and features hands-on exhibits
  59. Museo del Caracol59

    Museo del Caracol

    Mexico City
  60. University Museum of Contemporary Art60

    University Museum of Contemporary Art

    Mexico City
  61. Museo de Arte de la SHCP (Antiguo Palacio del Arzobispado)61

    Museo de Arte de la SHCP (Antiguo Palacio del Arzobispado)

    Mexico City
  62. Museo de las Constituciones62

    Museo de las Constituciones

    Mexico City
  63. UAM First Printing House in America63

    UAM First Printing House in America

    Mexico City
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    Museo del Tecpan

    Mexico City
  65. Universum - Museum of Sciences65

    Universum - Museum of Sciences

    Mexico City
    Universum (full name Universum, el Museo de las Ciencias de la Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, which translates to Universum, the Science Museum of the National Autonomous University of Mexico ) is Mexico's primary museum dedicated to promoting science and technology to the public as well a
  66. 66

    Museo Mexicano del Diseño (MUMEDI)

    Mexico City
  67. 67

    Jardín Botánico del Bosque de Chapultepec

    Mexico City
  68. National Museum of World Cultures68

    National Museum of World Cultures

    Mexico City
  69. Centro Cultural Universitario Tlatelolco69

    Centro Cultural Universitario Tlatelolco

    Mexico City
  70. Museo Numismático Nacional70

    Museo Numismático Nacional

    Mexico City
  71. Former College of San Ildefonso71

    Former College of San Ildefonso

    Mexico City
  72. Charrería Museum72

    Charrería Museum

    Mexico City
  73. Museo de los Ferrocarrileros73

    Museo de los Ferrocarrileros

    Mexico City
  74. Museo Casa del Risco74

    Museo Casa del Risco

    Mexico City
  75. National Museum of the Revolution75

    National Museum of the Revolution

    Mexico City
  76. Museo del Ejército y Fuerza Aérea Mexicanos Bethlemitas76

    Museo del Ejército y Fuerza Aérea Mexicanos Bethlemitas

    Mexico City
  77. Centro de la Imagen77

    Centro de la Imagen

    Mexico City
  78. Ball House Museum78

    Ball House Museum

    Mexico City
  79. Museo del Telégrafo79

    Museo del Telégrafo

    Mexico City
  80. Monumento Cabeza de Juárez80

    Monumento Cabeza de Juárez

    Mexico City
  81. Museo de Geología81

    Museo de Geología

    Mexico City
  82. 82

    Museo Arqueológico de Xochimilco

    Mexico City
  83. 83

    Museo Galería Nuestra Cocina Duque de Herdez

    Mexico City
    A walk through the history of Mexican cuisine, from the Prehispanic era to the future. An often missed gem of a museum.
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    Museo Indígena

    Mexico City
  85. 85

    Manuel Orozco y Berra Map Library

    Mexico City
  86. 86

    UNAM Geophysics Museum

    Mexico City
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    Water Garden Museum

    Mexico City
  88. 88

    Museo de la Basilica de Guadalupe

    Mexico City
  89. 89

    Museum of Torture

    Mexico City
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    Museo Casa de la Memoria Indómita

    Mexico City
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    Gallery OMR

    Mexico City
  92. 92

    Museo Nacional de Artes Gráficas

    Mexico City
  93. 93

    Casa de Leona Vicario

    Mexico City
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    University Museum of Science and Art

    Mexico City
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    Museo Británico Americano en México

    Mexico City
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    Tlalpan History Museum

    Mexico City
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    National Museum of Cartography

    Mexico City
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    Galería RGR + Art

    Mexico City
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    Former Convent of San Juan Evangelista Culhuacán

    Mexico City
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    Museo Del Sitio Del Antiguo Hospital Concepción Béistegui

    Mexico City

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