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Museo Del Carmen - Museum Mexico City - Mexico

The Ex Convento Carmelita de San Ángel, now the Museo del Carmen, is an 18thcentury church and monastery, built by Fray Andrés de San Miguel. The museum houses an important collection of New Spain religious art by such painters as Cristóbal de Villalpando, Miguel Cabrera, and Juan Correa. The 50 tiny wax dancers and musicians by 20th century artist Carmen Antúnez illustrate traditional costumes and rituals. Don’t miss the catacombs with their 12 macabre mummies of 19th century priests!

Services: Restrooms, security guards, printed guide, workshops, temporary exhibitions, children’s activities

Additional information:Guided tours available with prior reservation (ext. 115), backpacks and large bags must be checked

Location:

Av. Revolución No. 4, between Monasterio and Rafael Checa, Col. San Ángel


San Ángel , Mexico City, Mexico

Museum Types:
Historical museum, Art museum

Getting There

Metro Line 7, Barranca del Muerto Station. Metrobús Insurgentes: Bombilla Station, then walk west 5 minutes on Calle Amargura and turn left on Av. Revolución

Travel Tips:

Price Description:

MX$41/US$4.10. Free for children under 12, senior citizens, teachers and students. Sunday, free to all

Relative price: Budget

Open Hours from:10:00 am

Open Hours to:5:00 pm

Days Closed:Monday

You Need to Bring:

Currencies accepted
Mexican peso

Contact Information:
Phone: +52 (55) 5550-4896
URL: www.museodelcarmen.org



Here are other activities in and around San Ángel that may be of interest: Museo Casa Estudio Diego Rivera Y Frida Kahlo, Museo De Arte Carrillo Gil and Museo Casa Del Risco (Centro Cultural Isidro Fabela).








29 Jun 2011





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