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National Museum of Mexican Art

13 Reviews
Liked by 2
Closed Open on Tue-Sun,10:00am-5:00pm
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 1-2 hours
Address: 1852 W 19th St, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
Phone: 312 738 1503

What people are saying:

So much more than just an art museum, the National Museum of Mexican Art in the Pilsen neighborhood is a community space and a celebration of Chicago's Mexican heritage. The exhibits are expertly curated and bring attention to issues affecting the Mexican-American community and explore broader historical events and contemporary Latino culture. The annual Day of the Day exhibition is a must-see-- large ofrendas created by artists based in Chicago and Mexico pay tribute to the traditional Mexican holiday celebrating life and death, and the museum supplements the displays with workshops for museum visitors of all ages. There is a lovely gift shop with decorative artifacts, books, and Mexican treats. Be sure to walk around the outside of the building to appreciate the murals covering its walls.

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  • tdovalina

    A GEM

    A must for locals and visitors who love regional artists. You can also take in the murals in the Pilsen neighborhood and authentic Mexican breakfast or lunch in this neighborhood.

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  • mariadelciel0l

    very good

    I saw a video on YouTube of what the National Museum of Mexican Art is, and as a Mexican I am very proud that they keep our roots in other countries like this, it seems to me that it is a space that i...

    Reviewed on /Date(1597563667000+0800)/
  • Kenneth W
    Kenneth W
    Oak Park, Illinois

    Great Small Museum

    I have visited this museum many times and we love to take out of town visitors here. Chicagoland friends who we take are amazed they hadn't heard of it. The permanent collection is a great spectrum o...

    Reviewed on /Date(1586513823000+0800)/
  • richardmiller27
    Chicago, Illinois

    The Day of the Dead Exhibit

    Our friends suggested one day in October that we must attend this museum. Very cool art inside with wonderful descriptive stories of the artist showcased and their inspiration for the work. The best ...

    Reviewed on /Date(1583402117000+0800)/
  • Jadeebankslok

    we enjoyed this national museum in our trip

    yes its really enjoyable in this trip we enjoyed too much. its a very clean and we saw too many arts which was meaningful and finally we feel good to visit this place in our trip.

    Reviewed on /Date(1579936447000+0800)/

Additional Information


The National Museum of Mexican Art mostly offers a basically wide and generally different collection of Latino works. The gallery literally plays host to more than 7,000 pieces displayed on 48,000 square feet in the core of West Chicago. Notwithstanding the changeless collections, of which photography, materials, people craftsmanship are only a couple, the historical center likewise definitely have various flying out displays paying honor to Latino legacy. As the pretty main Latino gallery authorize by the American Association of Museums, the National Museum of Mexican Art is at the for front of both progressing and saving Mexican and Latino culture.
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