Instituto Cultural Cabanas is a museum located in Guadalajara, Jailisco, Mexico. It was originally built in 1791 as an orphanage or a place for the helpless, and it functioned as a hospital until 1980. This is why it is also known as "Hospicio Cabanas." The building was one of the oldest hospital complexes in the world.
Designed by architect Manuel Tolsa, it has 78 corridors, 106 rooms, 23 courtyards and two chapels. It is very well known for its monumental frescos by Jose Clemente Orozco. It also houses works by Yoko Ono, Diego Rivera, Juan Soriano and Jose Luis Ceuvas. Admission is free on TuesdaysPlaces nearby:
Rotunda of the Illustrious Jaliscienses: Dive down into the history of Jalisco 0 km / 0 mi
Bosque Colomos Park: A Place for Recreation and Relaxation in Guadalajara 10 km / 6 mi
Parque Explora: Great for Science and Nature Buffs 180 km / 112 mi
Enjoy Simple Pleasures of Puerto Vallarta at the Malecon 197 km / 122 mi
Romantic things to do in Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico 203 km / 126 mi