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Casa Luis Barragán

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Casa Luis Barragán
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  • less than 1 km
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  • 2 hours
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A perfect example of Mexico's modern and contemporary architecture

Foreigners: $200 pesos
Mexicans: $100 pesos

Casa Luis Barragán is an UNESCO World Heritage Site in Mexico City and an excellent example of  contemporary architecture in Mexico. It was constructed in the year 1948 and it served as the home of the architect Luis Barragán himself before his death. The house measures 1,162 square meters including the house itself and the green areas around it. The house is now a museum dedicated to exhibit Luis Barragán’s work and host events, exhibits, conferences and more.

 

Temporary exhibits change yearly and the museum has been home to showcase important ones such as Equus by Teresas Zimbrón, Little Did He Know by Aldo Chaparro, Frederic Amat, La Mancha by Santiago Borja, Valeria Florescano, SANAA by Kuzuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa, and countless more. It also hosts the University of Arkansa’s summer architecture program.

 

The house consists of a ground floor and two upper floors and a garden. Visits to the house are only available with a guided tour.

 



Opening hours

Guided visits only.

Schedule
Monday to Friday
10:30, 11:30, 12:30, 15:00 and 16:00 .
Saturday
10:30 and 12:00

How to get there

Metro: Consituyentes

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