Museo de Arte Fundacion Ortiz-Gurdian, Leon

4.6
Observe colonial and contemporary art in a complex of five colonial-era buildings connected together at Museo de Arte Fundacion Ortiz-Gurdian. The art collection consists mostly of Latin American art, though some sculptures and paintings in the collection were created by European artists. Hire an English-speaking guide to take you through the exhibits and talk you through the pieces and the artists’ stories. The standing collection is impressive on its own, but the museum also changes out exhibits regularly. Use our Leon trip itinerary builder website to arrange your visit to Museo de Arte Fundacion Ortiz-Gurdian and other attractions in Leon.
Create an itinerary including Museo de Arte Fundacion Ortiz-Gurdian
map
Museo de Arte Fundacion Ortiz-Gurdian Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5
396 reviews
Google
4.5
TripAdvisor
  • This museum is a must for art lovers and enjoyable for novices as well. It specializes in modern Latin American art but also has a couple of galleries featuring interesting European Renaissance art an...  more »
  • Beautifull location, historical perfect restaurated building. Unseen art collection covering all ages and modern arts. Photography not allowed. Hope these valuable works can stand the athmospheric con...  more »
  • This is a spectacular museum. There are several time periods represented but it is mainly modern art from Central America. There is a Rembrandt, some Picassos, some Andy Warhols and others. The buildi...  more »
Google
  • Amazing museum. I'm not a fan of art, but the diverse and eclectic mix here was enthralling. My favorite activity in Leon
  • The collection of modern Latin American and old world antique work is interesting and well displayed in beautiful surroundings. Many rooms have binders that give background for the individual paintings. Well worth the cost of admission.
  • Really beautiful collection of Latin American art here. A nice treat in this area of the world. It won't rival the galleries of major global cities obviously, but it's definitely worth the time to look. Some vibrant and interesting works here-- and booklets to describe the paintings.
  • Beautiful place, nice art collection from regional painters to masters like Picasso
  • Seriously amazing museum! It's okay if you don't speak Spanish, and you get to choose how much to donate on Sundays (rather than paying an admission fee).

Plan your trip to Leon

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Leon

Browse hotels, guesthouses, and unique homes and book your stay on the world's leading accommodation sites.
Live like a local, find unique places to stay
Millions of travel reviews on TripAdvisor

Plans in Leon by other users

3 days in Leon BY A USER FROM SLOVENIA February, popular PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 31 days in Costa Rica & Nicaragua BY A USER FROM SPAIN March, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 47 days in Central America BY A USER FROM IRELAND March, popular PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 9 days in Nicaragua BY A USER FROM PORTUGAL April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 10 days in Nicaragua BY A USER FROM PORTUGAL April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 6 days in Nicaragua BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 59 days in Central America, South America & Caribbean BY A USER FROM BELGIUM February, culture, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, culture, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 32 days in Peru & Nicaragua BY A USER FROM MEXICO March, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 9 days in Nicaragua BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, popular PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 9 days in Nicaragua BY A USER FROM CHILE March, popular PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 17 days in Nicaragua BY A USER FROM CANADA March, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: March, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 20 days in Nicaragua BY A USER FROM HUNGARY January, culture, outdoors, beaches, wildlife, fast-paced, hidden gems PREFERENCES: January, culture, outdoors, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced
View more plans