Fodor's Expert Review Antiguo Colegio de San Ildefonso

Centro Histórico Museum/Gallery

The college, a colonial building with lovely patios, started out in the 18th century as a Jesuit school for the sons of wealthy Mexicans. Frida Kahlo also famously studied here as an adolescent. It's now a splendid museum that showcases outstanding regional exhibitions. The interior contains murals by Diego Rivera, José Clemente Orozco, and Fernando Leal.


Quick Facts

Calle Justo Sierra 16
Mexico City, Quintana Roo  06020, Mexico


Sight Details:
Rate Includes: MX$45; free Tues., Wed.–Sun. 10–5:30, Tues. 10–7:30

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