- CATEGORY: Museums
The Museum of Caricature occupies the historical building of the Royal School of Christ, located in the Historic Downtown of Mexico City. The building, which comes from the time of the Colony, maintains in its foundations Pre-Hispanic remains from different times; therefore, it is related to the remains of Templo Mayor, located at one block away.
This museum is in charge of preserving, sheltering, and promoting the works made by Mexican cartoonists throughout history, as well as their biographical information.
It has several temporary exhibition rooms for artists from Mexico and different parts of the world. In its bookstore, one can buy books by famous cartoonists. This precinct offers the service of guided tours, as well as a bazaar for the exhibition and sale of caricatures. Presently, the precinct has one 1,500 original caricatures, from 1826 to date.