Ex Convento de Churubusco - Mexicocity
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In the South of Mexico City, this magnificent former convent has witnessed the most important episodes of Mexican history over the last 500 years.
It is home to the National Museum of Interventions, which features exhibits about the US-Mexican war for Texas, the French invasions to Mexico, the liberal press, Porfirio Diaz's dictatorship, the Mexican Revolution and Mexican foreign policy. It has a remarkable collection of books, paintings, documents, weapons and guns, flags and maps. It explains extensively the social, economic and political conditions of each period of the Mexican history shown there, as well as the intense fights against the foreign invaders. It also houses temporary exhibitions of arts and history as well as a permanent collection of religious art from the colonial period.