Museo Nacional de Arte (MUNAL)

Centro Histórico
Fine Art

The imposing Neoclassical façade of the Museo Nacional de Arte is impressive enough, but what is kept inside is truly jaw-dropping. Covering the spectrum of fine arts in Mexico from the early colonial period to the mid-20th century, the museum houses a wonderful collection of archival photos of Mexico’s Belle Époque on the ground floor, while exhibition spaces up the grand sweeping marble staircase (peep the lavish frescoed ceiling) are devoted to the kind of monumental Renaissance-era oil paintings you would expect to find in cathedrals.

Museo Nacional de Arte (MUNAL)
Tacuba 8Mexico City, Mexico
52-55/8647-5430

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