Museo Nacional de las Intervenciones
Ex-Convento de Churubusco
This was the scene of a historic military defeat on August 20, 1847. Mexican troops defended the former convent against US forces...
Museo Casa de León Trotsky
The Trotsky home, now a museum, remains much as it was on the day when a Stalin agent, a Catalan named Ramón Mercader, caught up with...
Museo Nacional de Culturas Populares
The Museo Nacional de Culturas Populares stages innovative exhibitions on folk traditions, indigenous crafts and celebrations in its...
Centro Nacional de las Artes
A sprawling cultural institute near Coyoacán that has many free events across the artistic spectrum, including contemporary dance,...
El Jardín del Pulpo
Visitors descend on the communal tables at this market-corner place to devour shrimp tacos, fried whole fish, oyster cocktails and the...
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Museo Nacional de las Intervenciones information
Scene of a historic military defeat, on August 20, 1847, Mexican troops defended the former convent against US forces advancing from Veracruz in a dispute over the US annexation of Texas. The US invasion was but one example in a long history of foreign intervention in Mexico, as compellingly demonstrated in this museum.