Bicentenary Museum — A Modern Museum in the City’s 1st Fort
Just around the corner from the Plaza de Mayo is the sleek Museo del Bicentenario (Bicentenary Museum). This museum was built in 2010 to commemorate 200 years since the start of the revolution that led to Argentina’s independence.
The sprawling museum is below street level, and lies on the spot where the first fort in Buenos Aires was built in 1580.... [Read more of this review]
Take a Virtual Stroll through MALBA
Take a video tour of the Latin American Art Museum of Buenos Aires (MALBA) with your’s truly and MALBA’s Florencia González.
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Gun-Ho! — The National Arms Museum
One of the largest arms collections in all of South America, the National Arms Museum of Buenos Aires is stocked with over 2,000 weapons and artifacts ranging from ancient armor to pistols to canons.
A project started in 1904 under Argentine president Julio Roca and Minister of War Pablo Ricchieri, the Museo de las Armas de la Nación, overlooks Plaza... [Read more of this review]
Dancing through Time —The World Tango Museum
Above the illustrious watering-hole, Café Tortoni is another site of interest that is saturated with Argentine history but often overlooked: The World Tango Museum.
Sponsored by the National Academy of Tango, El Museo Mundial del Tango provides a comprehensive overview of Argentina’s most cherished artistic export.
“The Tango: from today to... [Read more of this review]
Discover the Dinosaurs of Argentina
The history of man in Argentina is well documented – it dances through the colorful streets of La Boca, whispers in the walls of Recoleta cemetery and stands proudly in monuments across the city – but where do you go when it’s natural history you’re after?
One of the city’s better-kept secrets, the Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales Bernardino... [Read more of this review]
El Museo de Bellas Artes: Fine Arts in Buenos Aires
The Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes (MNBA) is the home to Argentina’s largest national fine art collection.
Situated along the greenery of Libertador Avenue in the ritzy neighborhood of Recoleta, the National Fine Arts Museum 1870’s façade alludes to the primarily 19th century European pieces found inside.
Bella Artes is one of Argentina’s oldest... [Read more of this review]
The Children’s Museum
The Children’s Museum of Abasto is a not-to-missed Buenos Aires attraction for the under-12 crowd.
Here parents might observe the first spark of their child’s future career through experiential exhibits that allow them to play at being grown-ups. Interactive displays allow kids to act as a broadcast journalist, dentist, TV cameraperson, construction... [Read more of this review]
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