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Mexico City Museum of Modern Art (Museo de Arte Moderno)
Known for its vast collection of 20th- and 21st-century art, the Museum of Modern Art (Museo de Arte Moderno) in Mexico City houses works dating from the 1920s to the present. Included among the roughly 3,000 paintings, sculptures, photographs, drawings, and prints are seminal works by Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera—arguably Mexico’s best-known artists.

The Basics
Located in Chapultepec Park, the Museum of Modern Art opened in 1964 and is part of the Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes, a Mexican institution that coordinates artistic and cultural activities. Its exhibits feature both national and international contemporary artists, as well as a permanent collection—located in room C of the main building—that includes works by Remedios Varo, Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, Juan Soriano, and many others. Highlights of the museum, which is often compared to New York City’s Museum of Modern Art in terms of significance, include Kahlo’s famous self-portrait Las Dos Fridas and Rivera’s open-air murals.

Museum tickets are available upon arrival, or book a skip-the-line ticket in advance. Some museum visitors arrive via the Mexico City hop-on hop-off bus, which stops here.

Things to Know Before You Go
  • The Mexico City Museum of Modern Art is a must-see for art aficionados. 
  • Museum admission is free on Sundays.
  • Book a skip-the-line ticket to avoid waiting in entry lines, especially in peak season.
  • There is an on-site coat check.
  • The museum is accessible to wheelchairs and strollers.

How to Get There
Access the Museum of Modern Art through Chapultepec Park, which is easily accessible via public transportation; the nearest metro station is Chapultepec. The museum is about a 15-minute drive from the city’s historic center, and parking is available on Paseo de la Reforma, an avenue that runs diagonally through Mexico City.

When to Get There
The museum is open from 10:15am to 5:30pm Tuesday through Sunday. Peak tourist season in Mexico City typically runs from November to May, so expect more crowds during that time—and on Sundays, when museum admission is free. 

Spend the Day in Chapultepec Park
Before or after your visit to the Museum of Modern Art, spend some time in the surrounding Chapultepec Park (Bosque de Chapultepec), one of the largest city parks in the western hemisphere. The art museum is located in the park’s first of three sections, which boasts popular attractions such as Chapultepec Castle (Castillo de Chapultepec), Chapultepec Zoo (Zoológico de Chapultepec), the Museum of Anthropology (Museo Nacional de Antropología), and the Rufino Tamayo Museum (Museo Rufino Tamayo).

Address: Av. Paseo de la Reforma S/N, Miguel Hidalgo, Bosque de Chapultepec, Ciudad de Mexico, D.F., Mexico 11560, Mexico
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Skip the Line: Museo de Arte Moderno Entrance Ticket

Skip the Line: Museo de Arte Moderno Entrance Ticket

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Skip Mexico City’s notorious long lines with this prepaid ticket to the Museum of Modern Art. Enjoy a quick and easy entrance to begin your museum visit. This impressive collection of 20th century art features works by Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, David Alfaro Siqueiros, José Clemente Orozco, Rufino Tamayo, and more. The museum is considered one of the most important in Latin America and is set in scenic Chapultepec Park.
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Mexico City Hop-On Hop-Off TourHop-on Hop-off Tours

Mexico City Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

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See Mexico City’s major attractions with this hop-on hop-off bus tour. Travel by an open-top, double-decker bus on this comprehensive sightseeing experience that covers the Zócalo, Revolution Monument, world-class museums, buildings and more highlights. Buses run regularly from morning until night, giving you the flexibility to explore the sprawling metropolis at a pace that suits you.
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