Aguascalientes Museum

Aguascalientes City

The neoclassical building, built in 1903, was designed by the self-taught architect Refugio Reyes Rivas as the headquarters of the Catholic School.

Opened to the public as Museum of Aguascalientes in October 1975, on the occasion of the IV centenary of the official founding of the city of Aguascalientes.

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Museum of Aguascalientes

It has five permanent galleries exhibiting works by Saturnino Herrán - the most Mexican painter and the most Mexican of painters.

Also works by Gabriel Fernández Ledesma, Juan de Mata y Pacheco, Jesús F. Contreras and Francisco Díaz de León, among others; and two temporary halls that offer traveling exhibitions of contemporary national plastic arts.

Its facilities host conferences, concerts, book presentations, courses, workshops and diploma courses.

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Other Museums in Aguascalientes

Aguascalientes has a large number of museums, which preserve an important part of the local, national and international culture.

Official Tourism Site

Aguascalientes is a destination with an interesting combination of charming natural surroundings, tradition and industrial development. 

Outstanding for its manufacturing industry, especially textile, electronics and automotive, the state capital has become one of the tourist destinations with the best range of services in the Mexican Bajio.