Must-see attractions in Toluca

  • Cosmovitral Botanical Garden in Toluca, Mexico is surrounded by stained glass.

    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…

  • Museo Luis Nishizawa


    This musuem exhibits the work of modern Mexican-Japanese muralist and landscape artist Luis Nishizawa (1918–2014). Nishizawa was born in the state of…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Museo Felipe Santiago Gutiérrez


    Dedicated to Mexican painter Felipe Santiago Gutiérrez (1824-1904), the Museo Felipe Santiago Gutiérrez is divided into eight rooms in an 18th Century…

  • Museo José María Velasco


    This museum is dedicated to landscape painter José María Velasco (1840–1912), who helped to create a sense of Mexican identity through the country's…

  • Museo de Bellas Artes de Toluca


    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…

More destinations you need to see