Things to do in Oaxaca, Oaxaca: The Best Museums

May 22, 2022 Timmy Ribble

Easygoing and vibrant, Oaxaca offers the best of southern Mexican charm, pairing lively festivals and entertainment with fantastic cuisine and unique cultural attractions. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Oaxaca is home to the spectacular Macedonio Alcala Theater and a short drive from the inspiring rock formations at Hierve el Aqua.
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1. Zona Arqueologica de Monte Alban

Oaxaca Mexico http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/415
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Zona Arqueologica de Monte Alban

The ruins of this ancient Zapotec capital make up one of the most important archaeological sites in all of Latin America.

Reviewed By zantb003 - Sybertsville, United States

Great site!! Great prehispanic temples and observatory. It’s a part of Oaxaca, Zapotecs. I enjoyed it, of course, we’re into history and archeology. It’s impressive-grand.

2. Larimar Galeria

Benito Juarez 500, centro, Oaxaca 68000 Mexico http://www.larimar-gallery.com/
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Larimar Galeria

3. Nuun Espacio de Arte

Calle de Manuel Garcia Vigil 505-A Avenida de La Independencia Oaxaca de Juarez, Oax. 68000, Oaxaca 68000 Mexico +52 951 206 0848 [email protected] http://nuun.mx
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Nuun Espacio de Arte

Nuun is a space for contemporary art , representing a flexible artistic platform dedicated to the management , exhibition , promotion and sale of works of art by artists from Mexico , sharing with the public styles and aesthetic proposals that are occurring in the country .

4. Tingladography

Calle La Constitucion 213 Centro Oaxaca, Oaxaca 68000 Mexico +52 951 268 9769 [email protected] http://www.tingladography.com
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Tingladography

Tingladography is an independant cultural space and gallery primarily dedicated to photography – found, anonymous, popular or vernacular. We are passionate about the recuperation of images that have, for one reason or another, become forgotten. Our aim is to breath new life into these forgotten moments and memories;recently opened an exhibition of found photography intervened by a group of artist.

5. Museo Infantil de Oaxaca

Francisco I. Madero 511, Barrio de Ex-Marquesado, Centro, Oaxaca. Antigua Estación del Ferrocarril, Oaxaca 68034 Mexico +52 951 516 9388 [email protected] http://www.mio.org.mx
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Museo Infantil de Oaxaca

6. Museo-Taller "El Tallador de Suenos"

Alvaro Obregon #1, San Antonio Arrazola, Santa Cruz Xoxocotlan., Oaxaca 71230 Mexico +52 951 322 2505 [email protected] http://www.eltalladordesueños.com
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Museo-Taller "El Tallador de Suenos"

Museum and Workshop of Manuel Jimenez Ramirez. Was a Mexican carver, sculptor and painter being the originator of the wood carving (Alebrijes) in Oaxaca Mexico, Since 1927.

7. Galeria Colectivo Oaxaca

Garcia Vigil 509, Oaxaca 68000 Mexico +52 951 504 3118 https://www.facebook.com/GaleriaColectivoOaxaca15
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Galeria Colectivo Oaxaca

8. Arte Relieve Galeria

Calle Manuel Garcia Vigil Oaxaca de Juarez, Oaxaca 204 Interior 2, Oaxaca 68000 Mexico +52 951 135 3175 [email protected] http://www.arterelievegaleria.com/la-empresa/
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Arte Relieve Galeria

It is a local place dedicated to promote and impulse plastic arts in Oaxaca. with several years in this business we have extended our portfolio to work with a great number of the master painters, both national and international renowned. You will find different techniques including graphics, oil paintings and sculptures. We are located in downtown, in a traditional style Mexican house.

9. Rufino Tamayo Museum of Pre-Hispanic Art

Av. Morelos 503, Oaxaca 68130 Mexico +52 951 516 7617 [email protected] http://www.rufinotamayo.org.mx/wp/tamayo/maprt-oaxaca/
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Rufino Tamayo Museum of Pre-Hispanic Art

This museum contains a varied collection of pre-Columbian art donated by Rufino Tamayo, one of Mexico's most famous modern artists.

Reviewed By mollyregan - New York City, United States

Don't miss this museum. It has an amazing collection of artifacts from pre-Hispanic Mexico. In each room there was information in English that helped us understand the significance of the pieces.

10. Museo de las Culturas de Oaxaca

Calle Macedonio Alcala Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzmán, Oaxaca 68000 Mexico +52 951 516 2991 http://www.inah.gob.mx/red-de-museos/207-museo-de-las-culturas-de-oaxaca-santo-domingo
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Museo de las Culturas de Oaxaca

Reviewed By carloscV9105BF - San Diego, United States

This place has the best ancient art in Oaxaca and plus some other interesting item regarding Oaxaca's history. Its in a beautiful building with three different courtyards and great views of the Jarding Botanico that surrounds it.

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