Memorial 68 Museum

The Tlatelolco University Cultural Center is a space belonging to the National Autonomous University of Mexico designed to promote art and culture in the north of Mexico City.

Memorial 68 is part of the Tlatelolco University Cultural Center. The elaboration of the general plan of the cultural center associated to the memorial was in charge of the Special Projects Coordination of the UNAM.

Memorial 68 is an architectural space designed to honor the memory of the events that took place on October 2, 1968 in the Plaza de las Tres Culturas in Tlatelolco, Mexico City, where hundreds of people, mainly university students, were killed by the political police and the army. The architectural plan is in charge of the UNAM and is located in the Tower of Tlatelolco.

The collection of the memorial consists of original material, recorded by TV UNAM, which collects research work in public and private archives, as well as the collection of graphic and audiovisual material. To this end, four thousand images were compiled, cataloged and copied in analog and digital format, including photographs, engravings, manifestos, flyers and graphic works.


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