museo nacional de arte



Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00 am to 5:30 pm
Closed the 1st of January and the 25th of December


$60.00 General admission
$5.00 Photography permit (without flash and without tripod)
$30.00 Video permit (without tripod or illumination)
See policies


Tacuba 8, Centro Histórico, Mexico City, 06010


Tel. 8647-5430 ext. 5065 and 5067

The National Museum of Art preserves, exhibits, studies and transmits Mexican works of art produced between the second half of the XVI century and 1954, thus offering a global and synthesized vision of Mexican Art from this period.


This museum, the prior Communications and Public Works Palace, is one of the most accomplished and representative buildings of the early XX century Mexican architecture and it is located in the heart of Mexico City´s downtown historic center.


Because of its collection and exhibit conditions, along with the quality of the national and international exhibitions presented in its rooms, the National Museum of Art is a space that enhances the audience with new experiences for their deeper comprehension and aesthetic enjoyment of the arts. 

Public Transportation

Subway: Bellas Artes (lines 2 and 8) and Allende (line 2) stations

Metrobus: Bellas Artes stop (line 4)

Trolebus: Eje Central, towards North and South Bus Stations | Bellas Artes Station



The museum has no parking lot. We suggest entering through Eje Central Lázaro Cárdenas and turning into Donceles street. Public parking lots nearby are on:  Donceles St (between Eje Central and Allende st.), Palace of Bellas Artes (entering through Avenue Juárez), López st. (entering through Juárez, next to a Sears department store), and Independencia st. (entering through Eje Central). 

Walk through the museum accompanied by one of our guides.


From Tuesday to Sunday: 12:00 and 14:00


Groups (minimum of 5 people) that require guided tours need previous reservation 

Information and reservations:

Phone number (5255) 8647-54-30 ext. 5003 and 5068


Catalogues, books, magazines and souvenirs on sale.

Located on museum´s ground floor.

Opening hours: Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00 to 18:00.



Free of charge. Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00 to 17:30.

Bags or objects bigger than 40 x 40 cm are not allowed on museum exhibition areas.



Free loan when presenting oficial ID with picture, Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00 to 18:00.



Free loan when presenting oficial ID with picture, Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00 to 17:30.

Entry is allowed to stroller no bigger than 100x50x39 cm, on which no other objects may be carried.



The museum has a wide collection of books that are mainly about Mexican art. This service is open to the general public.

Books are only for inquiries, there are no loans.

We suggest making an appointment.

Visiting hours: Monday through Friday from 10:30 to 17:30


Photographs and video takes for lucrative or personal purposes, such as weddings, birthdays, modeling, among others, are forbidden.

For other permits please contact the museum´s press area at

No food or beverages allowed.

No backpacks or bags of bigger dimensions than 40 x 40 cm (there is a cloakroom for this).

No umbrellas permitted.

Smoking is forbidden, even in open spaces.

No pets allowed, except guide dogs.