Museums in Buenos Aires

Lezama Park Museum
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Lezama Park Museum

Wonderful stories await to be unveiled behind its doors. In the neighborhood of San Telmo, the National Historical Museum is one of the most representative in the Federal District.

National Railway Museum (Retiro)
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National Railway Museum (Retiro)

A brick building in Retiro houses traces of the past which run out to meet us. The Scalabrini Ortiz National Railway Museum has a lot to show.

Ana Frank’s History
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Ana Frank’s History

In collaboration with Ana Frank’s house in Amsterdam, the District of Belgrano shelters Centro Ana Frank Argentina, a space devoted to the memory of what happened during the Holocaust...

Argentinian Natural Science Museum
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Argentinian Natural Science Museum

In the heart of Buenos Aires, in Parque Centenario, we visited the site where past and science become alive: the Argentinian Natural Science Museum.

Argentinian Puppet Museum
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Argentinian Puppet Museum

On a corner of San Telmo, the humble and magical Argentinian Puppet Museum offers a space for passion and fantasy.

At the Carlos Gardel House Museum
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At the Carlos Gardel House Museum

Turned into a museum in 2003, we visited the house where Carlos Gardel lived with his mother in the Abasto neighborhood.

Buenos Aires Museum Center
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Buenos Aires Museum Center

While in Puerto Madero, we visited one of the most traditional and at the same time atypical constructions in the area: former Munich Brewery, which today houses the Buenos Aires Museum Center.

Immigration Museum
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Immigration Museum

We visited the Immigrants Hotel, today turned into a museum. Almost 40 percent of the immigrants who arrived in Argentina in order to populate it and start a new home stayed at this venue.

Isaac Fernández Blanco Spanish American Art Museum
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Isaac Fernández Blanco Spanish American Art Museum

n an almost hidden nook in town, very close to Retiro, we found a space dedicated to the memory of an identity that lies in the roots of Argentina...

José Evaristo Uriburu Historical and Numismatic Museum
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José Evaristo Uriburu Historical and Numismatic Museum

A very particular tour across Argentinian history: change and evolution of a country through its bills and coins.

La Boca’s Fine Arts Museum
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La Boca’s Fine Arts Museum

La Boca’s Fine Arts Museum displays the work of figurative Argentinian artists. However, one name impregnates every corner of the venue.

Saavedra’s Museum: the private life of the past
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Saavedra’s Museum: the private life of the past

In one of the confines of the Federal District, there lies a delightful museum that treasures pieces used by the porteños of the nineteenth century. The building that houses this institution is certainly worth a visit.

The <i>Manzana de las Luces</i>
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The Manzana de las Luces

A few blocks away from Mayo Square, we discovered an area where knowledge used to be sheltered. Its living history is shown to the world.

The Jewish Museum: the Past of a Community
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The Jewish Museum: the Past of a Community

One of the best known museums in Buenos Aires lies close to the center and treasures the memory of the Jewish community in Argentina: the Jewish Museum, on Libertad Street. A proposal open to everyone.

The Xul Solar Museum
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The Xul Solar Museum

In the neighborhood of Palermo, behind the façade of one of its buildings, we found the Xul Solar Museum, a magical and symbolic space devoted to the memory of the Argentinian artist.

Visit to Mitre’s Museo
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Visit to Mitre’s Museo

In the porteño business heart –known as microcentro, we visited the house formerly owned by Bartolomé Mitre, Argentinian president and key figure in local history.

Visit to the <i>Automóvil Club Argentino</I> Museum
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Visit to the Automóvil Club Argentino Museum

Passion for cars is not new: on the second floor of the Automóvil Club Argentino venue on Libertador Avenue, we found a museum of old cars and Formula One.

Visit to the <i>Cabildo</i> and the May Revolution Museum
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Visit to the Cabildo and the May Revolution Museum

We visited the museum housed by the Cabildo at Mayo Square.

Visit to the <i>Palacio de las Aguas Corrientes</i>
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Visit to the Palacio de las Aguas Corrientes

We visited one of the most singular buildings in the City of Buenos Aires: the Palacio de las Aguas Corrientes, on Córdoba Avenue.

Visit to the Eduardo Sívori Plastic Arts Museum
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Visit to the Eduardo Sívori Plastic Arts Museum

In an atypical green space, opposite Palermo’s rosebush promenade, there stands the Eduardo Sívori Plastic Arts Museum, an institution devoted to spreading Argentinian art.

Visit to the Historical Wax Museum
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Visit to the Historical Wax Museum

On the second floor of an ancient grand house in La Boca, we found the only wax museum in Argentina, a way of co-existing with the past.

Visit to the José Hernández Popular Art Museum
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Visit to the José Hernández Popular Art Museum

We visited the José Hernández Popular Art Museum, a place as fine-looking and modest as what it displays.

Visit to the Municipal Palace and the House of Culture
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Visit to the Municipal Palace and the House of Culture

An attractive tour inside the Municipal Palace and the House of Culture: two public buildings with plenty of things to offer visitors.

Visit to the Museum of Spanish Art Enrique Larreta
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Visit to the Museum of Spanish Art Enrique Larreta

At the heart of Belgrano neighborhood, we found a space which took us back to another place and time: the Enrique Larreta Museum of Spanish Art, a hidden treasure.

Visit to the National Museum of Fine Arts
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Visit to the National Museum of Fine Arts

The National Museum of Fine Arts, situated at Recoleta neighborhood, is the gateway to a nearly boundless world: the Western art.

Visit to the World Tango Museum
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Visit to the World Tango Museum

The same building houses the National Tango Academy and this museum, which preserves the memory of the most porteño musical style.

Visit to the Yrurtia House Museum
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Visit to the Yrurtia House Museum

In the core of Belgrano, we visited the house formerly owned by sculptor Rogelio Yrurtia, today turned into a museum dedicated to his life and work.

The Malba, a Different Museum
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The Malba, a Different Museum

Seeing the Malba is a way to come close to Argentinian and Latin American Art inside one of the most modern museums existing today in the City of Buenos Aires.

The City's Museum
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The City's Museum

Time-travelling. These are the words to provide a quick description of it. Marbles, toy soldiers and didactic games are part of the inventory.

Museum of Weapons
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Museum of Weapons

Visit to the Museo de las Armas Teniente General Pablo Riccheri, located in the Circulo Militar with the largest display of weapons in South America.

Eva, the Woman
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Eva, the Woman

In the neighborhood of Palermo, a petit hotel from the early XX century pays tribute to Eva Duarte de Perón by showing her life, her message and her mission.

The Passion for Boca Juniors Museum
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The Passion for Boca Juniors Museum

We got carried away by enthusiasm and the neighborhood of La Boca led us into The Passion for Boca Juniors Museum within the Boca Juniors Football Stadium. A historical place.

Visit to the Metropolitan Museum
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Visit to the Metropolitan Museum

In an almost secret bend in the Palermo Chico neighborhood, there lies the former Anchorena Palace, which today houses the Metropolitan Museum, a traditional spacious venue where culture dwells.

Museum of Comic and Caricature
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Museum of Comic and Caricature

The Severo Vaccaro Museum is an unusual museum. Among its distinguished characters there are comics and caricatures of the political and show business worlds. A place for adults and children.

Butterflies from the World Museum
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Butterflies from the World Museum

Only 34km away from the Federal District, in the City of San Miguel, an entomological musuem has been created to house an important collection of lepidoptera...