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The Manuel Tolsá Museum is within the Palacio de Minería. The museum dedicated to the significant legacy of Manuel Tolsá. Open just since 1999, the museum is one of the best ways to understand the Palace of Mining, one of several true masterpieces of Tolsá himseld. The museum also documents Tolsá’s tremendous work on:

In the museum today as in that initial are examples of his creativity: sculptures, plans, ornamental objects, academies, models of the most relevant civil works, next to the works of some of his disciples as well as other teachers of the Novohispana Academy.

In addition, portraits of characters of the time are exhibited, among others that of Manuel Tolsá himself, made by the Valencian Rafael Ximeno y Planes, director of painting of the Royal Academy of the Three Noble Arts of San Carlos of New Spain.

Hours: Wednesday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Museum Night (final Wednesday of each month), 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Admission is mx$20.

 

One of the 18th century's most inspired sculptors and architects, few others are as deserving!

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