National Museum of Mexican Art, Chicago

4.5
#13 of 50 in Museums in Chicago
The National Mexican Museum of Art is a vibrant and welcoming place where you can experience authentic Mexican art and culture outside of Mexico, and admission is always free.

We showcase 3,000 years creativity through a cultural crossroad that connects Chicagoans and suburbanites to the diversity of Mexican people.

• Located in Chicago’s Pilsen community, we provide an authentic cultural experience while following the highest standards of other local museums.

• Our curators and educators are experts in Mexican art and their passion for the museum inspires and enlightens visitors. We routinely lend many of our pieces to museums around the globe, because they value the caliber of our artwork.

• Over the years we have inspired, educated and empowered tens of thousands of children and youth through arts programs.

• We are accessible. Public transportation is available to get to our Museum, admission is always free, staff on hand to guide visitors, our art is displayed in a manner that lets the visitor feel connected to the exhibition

ADMISSION IS FREE!
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4.6
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  • Only free museum in Chicago with changing exhibits. Some great pieces in their permanent collection and in the fall, come for the amazing Day of the Dead ofrendas. Also, gift shop has been upgraded an...  more »
  • Lots of creative art that makes use of so many themes, media, and styles. The collection mainly contains modern work, but there are some colonial era works as well. I like that you can view the collec...  more »
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  • This is my favorite place in Chicago. I just feel at home. I particularly enjoy the different programs the museum offers. As well as the collections, of course. I have seen the permanent collection countless times but visit it every chance I get. A must see is the Day of the Dead exhibit along w the festivities for the occassion. It is a great way to learn about this holiday.
  • Free and open to the public with rotating exhibits and an amazing permanent exhibit. Kid and pet friendly. Free coat/bag check. Nice gift shop

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