El Antiguo Colegio de San Ildefonso
ADDRESS: Justo Sierra 16, Centro Histórico de la Ciudad de México, CP. 06020
The Antiguo Colegio de San Ildefonso is a working art museum and renowned cultural center, located just steps off the famous Zocaló plaza in downtown Mexico City, a UNESCO world heritage site. The walk to the venue is both pleasent and safe. It is considered the birthplace of the Mexican muralism movement. The museum has permanent and temporary art and archeological exhibitions in addition to the many murals painted on its walls by José Clemente Orozco, Fernando Leal, Diego Rivera and others. The museum is located between San Ildefonso Street and Justo Sierra Street in the historic center of Mexico City.