Top Choice Museum in Oaxaca City

Museo de las Culturas de Oaxaca

The Museum of Oaxacan Cultures, housed in the beautiful monastery buildings adjoining the Templo de Santo Domingo, is one of Mexico's best regional museums. The rich displays take you right through the history and c…
Top Choice Plaza in Oaxaca City


Traffic-free, shaded by tall trees and surrounded by elegant portales (arcades), the Zócalo is the perfect place to start soaking up the Oaxaca atmosphere. It bustles with life by day and night, as marimba ensembles…
Top Choice Church in Oaxaca City

Templo de Santo Domingo

Gorgeous Santo Domingo is the most splendid of Oaxaca’s churches, with a finely carved baroque facade and nearly every square centimeter inside decorated in 3D relief with intricate gilt designs swirling around a pr…
Gallery in Oaxaca City

Arte de Oaxaca

This commercial gallery presents a wide range of quality art, and includes a room devoted to Rodolfo Morales’ work.
Gallery in Oaxaca City

Centro Fotográfico Álvarez Bravo

With a taste for provocative social commentary, this contemporary gallery displays quality work by international photographers.
Gallery in Oaxaca City

Galería Quetzalli

A leading serious commercial gallery, handling some of the biggest names, such as Francisco Toledo and Guillermo Olguín. It has a second exhibition space, Bodega Quetzalli, a few blocks away.
Church in Oaxaca City

Iglesia de La Compañía

Finely carved facades adorn the colonial Iglesia de La Compañía.
Gallery in Oaxaca City

Instituto de Artes Gráficas de Oaxaca

In a beautiful colonial house, IAGO offers changing exhibitions of graphic art as well as a superb arts library open to all for consultation.
Museum in Oaxaca City

Museo Casa de Juárez

The simple house of bookbinder Antonio Salanueva, who supported the great 19th-century Mexican leader Benito Juárez during his youth, is now an interesting little museum. The binding workshop is preserved, along wit…
Museum in Oaxaca City

Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Oaxaca

Exhibitions of first-rate contemporary Mexican and international art, in a beautifully revamped colonial house.