CHARRERÍA ART MUSEUM. Thematic.
The Charrería Art Museum is located in the former Montserrat convent. This museum features several clothes, horse harness, saddles, paintings, photografies and objects of the traditional Charro. Its visitors learn about the evolution of the Mexican Charrería. Its exhibition rooms showcase unique pieces such as: Maximiliano de Hasburgo’s Charra saddle, the pistol and saddle that belonged to the revolutionary general Francisco Villa, and the head of the horse that belonged to General Emiliano Zapata when he entered Mexico city. The Charreria Art Museum also houses an excellent collection of watercolor paintings with rustic themes by José Albarrán Pliego, and a magnificent collection of Charro attire and China Poblana donated by General N. Santos.
Schedule: Monday to Friday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm. Free entry.