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Museo SHCP - Museum Mexico City - Mexico

The Museo de la Secretar√≠a de Hacienda y Cr√©dito P√ļblico (SHCP) is a real gem, slap bang in the Historic Center and a must for anyone with an interest in Mexican art. The impressive collection is wide-ranging, you can start off by viewing 18th century Madonnas, Rivera murals and Russian Orthodox icons and finish off examining gigantic billiard balls or bizarre sculptures entitled ‚ÄúWithin the Fish¬ī s Eye‚ÄĚ- and all for only $0.80! The art is housed in a lovely 16th century palace, formerly the residence of the Archbishop, which was built on the site of the temple dedicated to Texcatlipoca, the Aztec god who protected warriors. Excavated parts of the temple can still be seen within the building.

Moneda 4, Centro Historico
Mexico City, Mexico

Museum Types:

Price Description: $0.80

Relative price: Budget

Open Hours from:10 a.m.

Open Hours to:5 p.m.

Days Closed:Monday

Travel Skills: None

Contact Information:
Phone: 9158 1243/45

Here are other activities in and around Mexico City that may be of interest: Polyforum Siqueiros , Museo de la Indumentaria Mexicana, Museo Casa Estudio Diego Rivera Y Frida Kahlo, Museo de la Medicina, Sala de Arte P√ļblico Siqueiros, Museo de la Ciudad de Mexico, Laboratorio de Arte Alameda, Museo Tecnol√≥gico (Technology Museum), Museo de la Caricatura and Museo Nacional de la Revoluci√≥n.

10 Mar 2009

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