Virtual tours of cultural sites in Mexico City

Have you already taken your virtual tour of Mexico City? The most emblematic and recognized museums in Mexico are now within a click, and from the comfort of your home

Mexico City is one of the most incredible cities in the world, since we can take a tour of the museums and galleries that are in it, this makes each of the spaces host a large number of pieces, paintings and temporary exhibitions Therefore, an excellent activity is to visit one of these tourist destinations.

During this quarantine, many of the museums and venues in Mexico City have taken advantage of technology to open their doors through virtual tours of the spaces so that we can see part of what they exhibit. Below, we list some of these museums and how you can visit them from the comfort of your home:

Fine arts

The Palacio de Bellas Artes is listed as one of the best and oldest cultural venues that we can visit in Mexico City, this is due to its history that dates back to 1934 and is considered one of the most important opera houses in the world .

This site, declared a World Heritage Site in 1987, offers us a virtual tour for its main rooms, restaurant, shop, main stage and we can even see the behind the scenes by having a view of the dome, the stage floor and the upper part of the theater.

Antiguo Colegio de San Ildefonso

The history of this space dates back to the 1994th century and throughout its history it has been part of the Jesuit Order, the battalion headquarters, the School of Medicine, the headquarters of the English and French troops and the headquarters of the National Preparatory School, and since XNUMX it has the function of hosting exhibitions that familiarize the Mexican with its artistic diversity.

Through the page of San Ildefonso We can make a virtual tour that will take us to observe the murals that exist in the enclosure, part of its rooms and the spaces that it has so that you can relive each part of its history.

Templo Mayor Museum

This museum has opened its doors since 1987 and in it we will be able to observe the vestiges of the Greater Temple of Tenochtitlan, where it was found that worship was given to the god Huitzilopochtli, the solar god of war and to Tláloc, the god of rain linked to agriculture.

Through the virtual tour we can have a 360º view of the Templo Mayor Museum in which the rooms it has are exhibited.

National Art Museum

This space was known as Palace of Communications and Public Works, however, today it houses works produced in Mexico that synthesize the XNUMXth centuries, the first half of the XNUMXth century and includes works by painters Doctor Atl, David Alfaro Siqueiros, José Guadalupe Posada, Rosario Cabrera, María Izquierdo, Clemente Orozco, Tina Modotti, among others.

Through the virtual tour At the museum, we will observe each of the areas it has, such as the exhibition rooms, the patio, and admire the details of this emblematic enclosure.

National Museum of Anthropology

This museum seeks that we can know the pre-Columbian legacy of Mexico and was built by the architect Pedro Ramírez Vázquez, the enclosure has 11 archaeological rooms and eight ethnography rooms.

Through the virtual tour We will know the lobby, the Umbrella and the Maya Room, so it is hardly a glimpse of what we could see if we visit the museum on our own.

Rufino Tamayo Museum

If we seek to see part of international contemporary art, this museum is one of the best options we can find; the building was constructed by the architects Teodoro González de León and Abraham Zabludovsky.

We can do the virtual tour through the rooms that the museum has and observe the cafeteria, the bookstore, the auditorium, the activities area and some works that this museum has.

Museum of Modern Art

This museum houses a collection of Mexican art of the XNUMXth century, this includes an approximate of three thousand photographs, paintings, engraved sculptures and drawings, which are part of the collections of characters such as: Frida Kahlo, Doctor Atl, Diego Rivera, José Clemente Orozco , José Luis Cuevas, Lilia Carrillo, Remedios Varo, among others.

As part of virtual tour that the museum gives us we can see the sculptures that are outside the museum, the entrance, the museum rooms and some of the works on display.

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