The station logo shows the Mexican Coat of Arms, which is also the Presidential Seal. Artwork on the walls of the station reflects the evolution of the central square over time. Three large display cases contain miniature models showing the site during three periods in history starting from the Aztec pyramids until the present day. Buildings surrounding the square include the Metropolitan Cathedral, Palacio Nacional, where the President's office is located, and the Mexico City Town Hall. The station opened on 14 September 1970.
Zócalo station has an information desk and a cultural display. It connects with the Metro Pino Suárez station at the south side through a long underground passage, called Pasaje Zócalo–Pino Suárez. This corridor is filled mostly with bookstores, and also has a free mini-cinema. The two underground entrances leading to the station are not signposted as is usually the case with other stations in the network.
One of the hallways leading into Metro Zocalo
Model of the sacred precinct of Tenochtitlan prior to the Spanish conquest of 1521 on display in the Metro station
Model of Mexico City as it appeared in 1824 on display in the station