The Joy of Museums

Finding Meaning in Art & History

Museo Soumaya

Museo Soumaya Carso

The Museo Soumaya is a non-profit cultural institution with two museum buildings in Mexico City – Plaza Carso and Plaza Loreto. It has over 66,000 works including from Pre-Hispanic Mesoamerica, 19th- and 20th-century Mexican art and an extensive collection of European old masters and masters of modern western art.

The Masterpieces and Historic Objects of the Museo Soumaya include:

Further information about the Museo Soumaya is available via the following links:

Essential Facts:

  • Name:                  Museo Soumaya
  • English:               Soumaya Museum
  • City:                      Mexico City
  • Type:                    Art Museum
  • Collection size    66,000 objects
  • Location:            Nuevo Polanco, Mexico City

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A secret between two is God’s secret. A secret between three is known to all.” Mexican Proverb

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