Private Mexico City Tour: Three Museums in Chapultepec Park


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Activity Level



City, First Time Visitor, Local Experience, Museums / Culture


Kid Friendly: Yes. Yes. Kids over 8 years old

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 4



Spanish (fluent), English (fluent)

Chapultepec Castle and its park with a local guide

The Museum of Modern Art, the Tamayo Museum, and the National Museum of Mexican History are all within walking distance in Chapultepec Park. The first two stand along beautiful Reforma Avenue, the last in a castle with a commanding view of Chapultepec Park.

Depending upon your interests, we will visit the other museums and stroll in Chapultepec Park, the "Central Park" of Mexico City.
On Mondays museums are closed.
For booking a 48 hours notice is requiered


Chapultepec Castle.
The Alcazar: Imperial apartments, Porfirio Diaz apartments, aerial garden.
The National History Museum: see the Viceroys portrait gallery and the Malachite gallery, among others.
Museum of Modern Art: the permanent collection and temporay ehibits.
Tamayo Museum. Most of the times, they ha ve temporay exhibits

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: At your hotel

End location: At the closest tourism taxi stand. Next to Chapultepec you will find Polanco, a fashionable area, with restaurants, hotels and elegant shops, you may like to have lunch or early dinner there. My suggestion is El Estoril restaurant; try the fried parsley and shrimp tacos or the snails au pernod bisque.

Duration: 4 hours 30 min.

Weather or traffic could affect the duration of the tour, but I will look for alternatives in case that happens. ATTENTION, MONDAYS MUSEUMS ARE CLOSED!


From the hotel to the downtown area, could be by tourism taxi, taxi stand cab, metro, other public transportation, transportation expenses paid by visitor, once in Chapultepec by foot.

What’s Included

The walking tour, all other expenses are NOT INCLUDED

Estimated Local Cash Needed

1200 mex pesos - (US$60) is more than plenty for tourism taxi rides in case you wish to commute by this means, it will also cover expenses like coffee, a glass of wine or a light lunch.

What’s Extra

Public transportation to and from Chapultepec, admission fees, meals, drinks, refreshments, etc

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