National Museum of Mexican Art

1852 W. 19th Street, Chicago, IL 60608

The National Museum of Mexican Art’s Permanent Collection includes over a hundred items related to Tenochtitlan, including a number of ancient artifacts - which the museum refers to as pre-Cuauhtémoc. In addition to pre-Cuauhtémoc artifacts, the museum has Jesús Helguera’s famed La Leyenda de los Volcanes (1940), numerous contemporary depictions of La Virgen de Guadalupe, the Michigan Avenue 1977 bust of Benito Juárez, and works of art that celebrate Mexican-Americans’ and Chicanos’ Indigenous identity.

The National Museum of Mexican Art is open Tuesday through Sunday from 10 am to 5pm and admission is always free. The museum is closed on Monday and on major holidays.

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