Project Category: Museums

CIMMYT Museum

CIMMYT celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2016, and as part of the events and activities to mark this occasion, the CIMMYT Museum was created in the Center’s El Batan campus in Texcoco, Mexico. The planning for the CIMMYT Museum responded to the varying needs of a unique institution: the Museum serves as the public face of the Center, highlighting its successes, impacts and partnerships. It delivers time-appropriate encounters to a diverse groups of visitors ranging from visiting delegations, to donors, to partners, to internal staff, and school groups. These criteria represented a unique set of parameters which framed the planning...

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Interactive Museum of the Constitution

To commemorate the centenary of the Mexican Constitution of 1917, the Electoral Tribunal of the Judicial Branch of the Federation (TEPJF)  commissioned the creation of the Interactive Museum of The Constitution, about the history of constitutional rights. The museum consists of an exhibition about the history of Mexican Constitutionalism, electoral rights, and human rights of the past 100 years. It includes a new bibliographic and documentary collection about Constitutionalism in different Mexican states, a web site, and the opportunity to reproduce some of the museographic elements of other TEPJF facilities. The museum is a center of attraction for all kinds of audiences which, in a dynamic and...

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Tlacotalpan State Museum

The Tlacotalpan Museum would serve to conserve, display and spread the history, traditions and characteristics of the city and the region. It is conceived as a living and dynamic museum, strengthening citizen participation in cultural aspects of the city, and a space for the collective memory—modern, emotional, spectacular—allowing Tlacotalpan people to recognize themselves as the main characters of their history and culture. The permanent exposition of the museum is organized in thematic units, combining traditional museographic media with cutting-edge technology resources and avant-garde museography, to integrate exhibits that allows visitors of all ages and education levels to approach the history and life of this...

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Museum of Tequila and Mezcal

The construction of the museum forms a part of the regeneration and remodeling project of the plaza undertaken by the Government of Mexico City. The rectangular building has three stories: the ground floor houses the reception, visitor services and a hall for multiple uses, and the second floor has a restaurant-bar. The area of the first floor was divided lengthwise in two sections, one to form a vestibule for the vertical and horizontal circulations, and the other to house the main exhibition. The main exhibition presents the great diversity of agave species with which mezcals are made, and the so-called...

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National Museum of the Revolution

Founded in 1986, the museum is located under the Monument to the Revolution and Plaza de la República. With the centenary of the start of the Mexican Revolution in 2010, the government of Mexico City decided to expand and renovate the museum as part of the remodeling works of the plaza. The permanent exhibition presents the history of the Mexican Revolution organized into eight thematic-chronologic units, ranging from the time of the Reform to the end of the presidential period of Lázaro Cárdenas. It is narrated with multiple historical objects and documents selected from the museum collection, which are complemented by...

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