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Museum of the Palace of Fine Arts

The Palace of Fine Arts is the highest cultural venue in the country and has been the scene of the most outstanding artists at the national and international level. Porfirio Díaz ordered the construction of the Palace of Fine Arts to commemorate the Centennial of the Beginning of Mexico's Independence. It began to be built in 1904 by the Italian architect Adamo Boari, 30 years later it was completed. The building is art nouveau on the outside and art deco on the inside. In addition to the National Theater, the Manuel M. Ponce and Adamo Boari halls hold recitals, conferences, editorial presentations, and more. It has a cafeteria, a bookstore and the Rincón del Tiempo, a space where the documentary archive of the Palace is displayed. It is the headquarters of the National Dance Company, the National Symphony Orchestra, the National Opera Company, the Folkloric Ballet of Mexico and the Chamber Orchestra of Fine Arts. The main room has capacity for more than 1,700 people. The fire curtain with the image of the Popocatépetl and Iztaccíhuatl volcanoes stands out, it weighs 24 tons and was commissioned from the Tiffany House. On the ceiling rests a crystal lamp that represents the god Apollo surrounded by the muses of the arts.

Museum Hours Tuesday to Sunday, from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Box office hours Tuesday to Sunday, from 11:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. General admission: $ 75.00 MXN Photography permission: $ 30.00 MXN (applicable to devices other than cell phone cameras) Only payment in cash. Admission includes entry to the temporary exhibitions and the permanent collection of the Museum of the Palace of Fine Arts available on the day of ticket purchase. We do not have reservations or online sales. The purchase of your ticket is the day of your visit at the Museum ticket offices. Free entry: National public: students and teachers from national institutions with valid credentials, older adults with INAPAM credentials, people with disabilities and under 13 years of age. Foreign public: people with disabilities and children under 13 years of age. On Sundays, admission is free for national and foreign public. Location Eje Central Lázaro Cárdenas corner with Avenida Juárez, S / N, Col. Centro, Alcaldía Cuauhtémoc, Mexico City, C.P. 06050 Access to the Museum will be through the side door that leads to the Alameda Central.

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