Museo Nacional de Arte
8 Tacuba, Centro Histórico, México, D.F.
Telephone: +52 5551 303400
Free entry to students, teachers, senior citizen
Sundays free entrance
The collection of the National Art Museum (MUNAL), comprises five centuries of Mexican art (XVI to XX), It's the most important museum of Mexico of its kind. The collection includes works of great Mexican artists, including; Las dinastías de los Juárez y los Echave, Juan Cordero, José María Velasco, José Clemente Orozco, Ángel Zárraga, Diego Rivera y David Alfaro Siqueiros, etc.
The National Museum Art was founded in 1982 and in 2000, reopened its doors to the public and MUNAL after an intense process of renovation and technological upgrade. The Munal is located in the old Palace of Communications in a central location of Mexico City. The bulding is considered one of the landmarks of the Porfiriato and also one of the best examples of Mexican architecture of the early twentieth century.
Director: Agustín Arteaga
The museums offer various services including a library for research and study and recently launched a new website with comprehensive information about it's collection and the temporary exhibitions.