Top Choice Gardens in Toluca

Cosmovitral Jardín Botánico

At the northeast end of Plaza Garibay, the stunning and unique Cosmovitral Jardín Botánico was built in 1909 as a market. The building now houses 3500 sq meters of lovely gardens, lit through 48 stained-glass panels…
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Felipe Santiago Gutiérrez

This is a museum, on Bravo, dedicated to painter Felipe Santiago Gutiérrez.
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José María Velasco

On Bravo, opposite the Palacio de Gobierno, is a museum dedicated to landscape painter José María Velasco.
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Luis Nishizawa

This musuem exhibits the work of multifaceted Mexican-Japanese artist Luis Nishizawa.
Museum in Toluca

Museo de Bellas Artes

The ex-convent buildings adjacent to the Templo del Carmen, on the north side of Plaza Garibay, house Toluca’s Museo de Bellas Artes, which exhibits paintings from the colonial period to the early 20th century.
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Centro Cultural Mexiquense

This large cultural center, 4.5km west of the city center, houses three good museums (which all keep the same hours). It’s no must-see, but still a worthwhile diversion for visitors interested in local arts and craf…
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Museo de Culturas Populares

This museum has a wonderfully varied collection of Mexico’s traditional arts and crafts, with some astounding ‘trees of life’ from Metepec, whimsical Day of the Dead figures and a fine display of charro (cowboy) gea…
Museum in Toluca

Museo de Arte Moderno

Traces the development of Mexican art from the late-19th-century Academia de San Carlos to the Nueva Plástica and includes paintings by Tamayo, Orozco and many others. There’s an impressive spherical mural of people…
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Museo de Antropología e História

This standout museum presents exhibits on the state’s history from prehistoric times to the 20th century, with a good collection of pre-Hispanic artifacts. It also traces pre-Hispanic cultural influences up to the m…