Archive for the ‘Museums’ Category

The “ARA Uruguay” Museum

The ARA Uruguay is a small ship, known as a corvette, that is permanently docked in Puerto Madero and can be visited by the public. The boat has a very interesting story – it was built in 1874, a three-mast beauty and was one of the largest ship in South America. At the beginning of […]

Evita Museum

The Evita museum was inaugurated in 2002, to portray the life of one of Argentina’s most famous political figures, and a hero for many Argentines.   It is located in a stylish turn of the century mansion in Palermo, right near Plaza Italia.  The museum shows the different stages of Evita´s life, from her birth in […]

MALBA – Buenos Aires Latinamerican Museum of Art

The Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires is the country´s most important museum for displaying contemporary art from the 20th century.  The permanent collection is mainly made up of works by Argentine artists, and this is the best spot to see Argentina´s most famous contemporary artists.  There are also many works from other Latin […]

Weapons Museum

Weapons Museum

The museo de armas (weapons museum) is located in the military circuit beside the palacio paz, in the Retiro neighborhood.  It is broken down into 18 rooms, displaying weapons from the 12th century all the way through to the 20th century. The selection is surprisingly widespread – there are different types of armor, swords, bayonets […]