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 2014:

•  January 18-20: Martin Luther King Day and Inauguration Weekend
•  February 17: President's Day
•  April 17, 18 and 19: Easter Weekend
•  May 24-26: Memorial Day Weekend
•  July 4: Independence Day
•  August 30 - September 1: Labor Day Weekend
•  September 16: Mexican Independence
•  October 11 - 13: Columbus Day Weekend
•  November 11: Veteran's Day Weekend
•  November 27, 28 and 29: Thanksgiving Weekend
•  December 24: Christmas Eve (Closed at 1pm)
•  December 25: Christmas Day
•  December 26: National Holiday
•  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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