Monday to Friday: 10 am to 6 pm
Saturday: 12 to 4 pm (Saturday hours are only in effect during exhibition runs)

Tours of the Institute are also available to groups and organizations. These visits cover the history of the 100 year old mansion that houses the Institute and an explanation of its renowned murals. To schedule a tour, please contact Arlene Alvarez at or at 202.728.1628 at least one month prior to your visit. While we make every effort to facilitate all requests, tours are subject to availability. If possible, please propose multiple dates.

The Mexican Cultural Institute will be CLOSED to observe the following Holidays during 2015:

•  January 19: Martin Luther King Day
•  February 16: President's Day
•  April 2-4: Easter
•  May 5: Cinco de Mayo
•  May 25: Memorial Day
•  July 3&4: Independence Day
•  September 5-7: Labor Day Weekend
•  September 15&16: Mexican Independence
•  October 12: Columbus Day
•  November 11: Veteran's Day Weekend
•  November 26-29: Thanksgiving Weekend
•  December 24: Christmas Eve (Closed at 1pm)
•  December 25: Christmas Day
•  December 31: New Year's Eve (Closed at 1pm)
•  January 1: New Year's Day

Through a restructured Outreach Progam, we have extended invitations to students from around the Washington Metropolitan area. We welcome our younger audiences to the Institute to learn about the vibrancy of Mexican Culture and develop a deeper cultural awareness. Guided tours for schoolchildren are available, free of charge.

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