City Museum

City Museum

Museum in Guadalajara City
Museum in City of Guadalajara

Address: Independencia # 684, Zona Centro
Guadalajara, Jalisco.
C.P: 44100
Between the Streets: Mariano Contreras Barcenas and Medellin
Tel / Fax: (33) 3658-2537 / 3658-3706

Description: The Museum of the City of Guadalajara is located in an eighteenth century farmhouse, which was part of the convent of Capuchin nuns, established in Guadalajara in 1761. The building was used for various purposes until 1991, was purchased by H. Guadalajara City Council chaired by Mayor Gabriel Covarrubias Ibarra. The building was restored in full, was adequate to house the museum graphically City history from the sixteenth century to the present. The museum opened on February 14, 1992, to mark the 450th anniversary of the founding of Guadalajara. It has eight rooms initially museum charts, five of which are located on the ground floor and the remaining three on the second level in describing the historical developments, urban, ethnographic and artistic of the City. Library has: Arts, History: Mexico, Art, Film and Literature, promoting cultural activities.
Hours: Tuesday-Sunday from 10:00 to 17:00 hrs.

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