Museo Interactivo de Economía (MIDE)
Museo de la Tortura
Displaying European torture instruments from the 14th to 19th centuries, including a metal-spiked interrogation chair and the menacing...
Palacio de Minería
Opposite the National Art Museum is the Palacio de Minería, where mining engineers were trained in the 19th century. Today it houses a...
Several blocks west of the Zócalo is this handsome square, named after Manuel Tolsá, the illustrious late-18th-century sculptor and...
Bar La Ópera
With booths of dark walnut and an ornate copper-colored ceiling (said to have been punctured by Pancho Villa’s bullet), this...
Café de Tacuba
Before the band there was the restaurant. Way before. A fantasy of colored tiles, brass lamps and oil paintings, this mainstay has...
Tacuba 17 · interesting places nearby
Museo Interactivo de Economía (MIDE) information
The former hospital of the Bethlehemites religious order has been the home of this museum since 2006. A slew of hands-on exhibits is aimed at breaking down economic concepts. For coin connoisseurs, the highlight is the Banco de México’s numismatic collection.