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Museo Histórico Nacional, Buenos Aires

Museo Histórico Nacional - Buenos Aires, Argentina
Museo Histórico Nacional
Calle Defensa 1600, Buenos Aires, Argentina C1143Map
+54 11 4307 2301/+54 11 4307 3157/+54 11 4307 4457
Neighborhood: San Telmo
Overview

This historic museum was once a summer home to the Italian Lezama family. It contains beautiful gardens and a huge porch adorned with old canoes. For water, the residence still uses the old well found on the property. This museum is one of the oldest and most important in all of the country. Its 33 rooms and three galleries display in chronological order dozens of items about the history of Argentina. Such items include personal belongings from explorers and conquerors, swords, Juan de Garay's land maps, belongings from Jesuit missionaries, indigenous art, Spanish flags captured in the Suipacha Battle and in Montevideo in 1814, uniforms, honorary medals, furniture of Gral. San Martín, the painting by Merceditas, 'Retrato de la Bandera'.  

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Museo Histórico Nacional General Information
  • Open Hours: Tuesday to Friday from 11:00 AM to 05:00 PM, Saturday from 03:00 PM to 06:00 PM, Sunday from 02:00 PM to 06:00 PM
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks
  • Credit Cards Accepted: mastercard, visa
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