Come to The National Museum of Mexican Art, where you can immerse yourself in the richness of Mexican art and culture right here in Chicago. Whatever your background, you’ll connect to this museum on a very personal level.

Explore a rich history

The National Museum of Mexican Art defines Mexican culture as sin fronteras (without borders). You’ll find us in Chicago’s Pilsen neighborhood, in the heart of the city’s Mexican community. Our 10,000-piece permanent collection showcases Mexican Art from fine art to folk art, Mesoamerican sculpture to contemporary paintings.

Discounts & Deals

15% discount at the museum gift shop Tienda Tzintzuntzán for Illinois residents.

Enter a drawing for a chance to win a Maíz Household Membership

Special events & Exhibits

Nuestras Historias: Stories of Mexican Identity from the Permanent Collection, ongoing

Placemaking & Landmarks: The Creation of Mexican Spaces in la Dieciocho (Pilsen), Chicago Gallery, August 29-April 29, 2018

Luis Tapia: Sculpture as Sanctuary, Rubin & Paula Torres Gallery, October 27, 2017 – April 15, 2018


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Tuesday to Sunday
10:00 AM to 5:00 PM



1852 W. 19th Street
Chicago, IL 60608
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Sandra Cisneros, A Room of Her Own: Una Ofrenda for My Mother, 2009, installation at NMMA, Photo: Michael Tropea