MUSEUMS AND GALLERIES
Latin American Art Museum of Buenos Aires
The Latin American Art Museum of Buenos Aires was founded on September of 2001, in order to preserve, study and to spread the Latin American art, from remote times.
"Malba" is an institution without profit motives, private, that exposes the main works of modern and contemporary Latin American artists, the museum counts with different activities, like cultural and educative activities, as being cinema cycles, courses, shops, debates, guided visits, encounters with writers, infantile programs, and other activities that are made out in the Latin American Art Museum of Buenos Aires.
The Museum of Solar Xul, has a permanent room exhibition for 86 works.
You will be able to find different objects, sculptures and objects created by the artist.
Address: Laprida 1212 - (1425) - City of Buenos Aires.
Telephone: (011) 4824 - 3302
Schedule of Attention:
Tuesday to Friday: 12.00 at 19.30
Saturday: 12.00 at 19.30
They are suspended until February.
NACIONAL MUSEUM BELLAS ARTES
The National Museum Bellas Artes, presents a magnificent atmosphere, it is totally unique, it presents services like, audioguides in spanish and in English that are digital audio units with headphones connected so that the visitors will travel the whole museum following the indications of a sound band that guides the persons and it accompanies them according to an aesthetic chronological order. This service is 10 Argentinean pesos, for the spanish version is 15 Argentinean pesos. They also make special activities for blind people, and other activities.
Av. Libertador 1473, Recoleta, Buenos Aires.
Tuesday to Friday: 12.30 at 19.30
Saturday and Sunday: 9.30 at 19.30
4803 0802 / 4803 4691 / 4803 8814/ 4801 3390.
INTERNATIONAL GALLERY PRAXIS ART
Arenales 1311, Recoleta, Buenos Aires, 1061.
+54 11 48126254.
Monday to Friday: 10.30 at 20.00 Hrs.
Saturday: 10.30 at 14.00 Hrs.
National Historical Museum.
The National Historical Museum, has as main objective the knowledge and recreation of the history Chile, with the intention of remembering the traditions of the May Revolution and of Independence War.
It is a historical place, very pretty to visit, it indicated that the museum is installed in the place where the country was born, the National Historical Museum it is located at the back of the ravine where Pedro of Mendoza would have founded Buenos Aires.
Defensa 1600 / City of Buenos Aires.
+54+11 4307- 1182/ 4457/ 3157.
*Since February 1 up to April 30:
Tuesday to sunday: 11.00 at 18.00 Hrs.
*Since May 2 at September 30:
Tuesday to sunday: 10.00 at 17.00 Hrs.
*Since October 1 at December 30:
Tuesday to sunday: 11.00 at 18.00 Hrs.
Museum of Modern Art
The Museum of Modern Art is located strategically in the neighborhood of San Telmo, this is one of the most traditional neighborhood in Buenos Aires, located to two blocks of Puerto Madero and a block of the Plaza Dorrego.
Previously the museum was an architectonic deposit of tobacco.
Address: Av. San Juan 350.
Telephone: 4361 - 1121.
Tuesday to Friday: 10.00 at 20.00 Hrs.
Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays: 11.00 at 20.00 Hrs.
Price: 1 $. Wednesday free in both rooms.
Tuesday to Sunday: 17.00 Hrs.
Institutions: Request phonely at the 4361 - 1121 int. 23.
MUSEUM OF THE NIÑOS ABASTOS
This museum is designed for children from 3 to 12 years of age old, its biggest purpose is showing them playing and learning who a city works, in other words experiencing the activities of the adults in the small city in the museum.
The children can also be learning next to their parents, or some relative who wish.
In the Museum of The Niños Abastos they are carried out many activities, like educational programs, birthdays, exhibitions, drawing competitions, colored, ceramic and many other activities.
They also carry out the new learning techniques that help to the creativity of the children.
Schedules: Tuesday to Sunday and Holidays: 13.00 to 20.00 Hrs. (closed Monday).
General 9$. (Pesos argentinos).
2 Adults + 2 Children 27$. (Pesos argentinos).
2 Adults + 1 Boy 18$. (Pesos argentinos).
Children smaller than 3 years: Free.
School groups: 3.50$ by student. (Pesos Argentinos).
Colonies and other groups of children: 3.50$. (Argentine Pesos Argentinos).
Address: Avenue Corrientes 3247, level 2, Shopping Abasto, Buenos Aires.
Telephone: +54 11 4861 2325.
Buses that go to Abasto: 24, 168, 71, 124, 29, 155, 128, 132, 41, 99, 62, 101, 146, 75, 64, 115, 68, 118, 188, 26.
Subterranean: Line "B".
The Museum of it Avoids, it is one of the patrimonies in Buenos Aires, because they commemorate the life of Eva Perón, she was one of the most well- know personages, dear and important for the history of Argentina.
The route by the museum allows to locate the life and the political action that frame the history of the Argentineans.This museum has been declared of "Cultural Interest and Historical Patrimony"
Tuesday to Sunday and Holidays: 14.00 to 19.30 Hrs.
Lafinur 2988 (Palermo).
10, 15, 37, 38, 41, 59, 60, 64, 93, 95, 118, 128.
Line "D", station Plaza Italia.
Museum of Hispano- American Art Isaac Fernández Blanco
The Museum of Hispano- American Art Isaac Fernández Blanco, presents a collection of Spanish paintings, Baroque furniture and religious decorations, it also presents a great collection of 117 old dolls.
In spite of all the unfolding that does not have much relation, this building to the Peruvian style, is really an oasis. The building is designed with a style neo - colony, in protest against the European style, prevailing of the architecture of the city.
The museum a few blocks of the Plaza San Martín.
Address: Suipacha 1422 - Center of Buenos Aires.
Telephone: +54 11 4327 - 0228/72
Tuesday to friday: 14.00 at 19.00 Hrs.
Guided visits in Spanish: Saturday and sunday: 15.00 Hrs.
PLANETARIUM GALILEO GALILEI
In the Planetarium Galileo Galilei, you will be able to find, many dinamic activities to make any day of the week, even the holidays. Besides it counts with activities for any age, sex, and even for blind people, and to deaf too.
Shows for the public in general: 4 $. (Pesos argentinos).
Retireds, pensioners and smaller than 5 years, it is free.
The rates for any show, are sold with a hour of anticipation.
Saturday, Sunday and holidays.
- "Descubrimientos Espaciales": 14.00 Hrs.
- "Cajas de Sorpresas": 15.00 and 16.30 Hrs.
- "Cometas, mensajeros del cielo": 18.00 Hrs.
Tuesday to Friday:
- "La Armonía del Universo": 17.00 Hrs.
- "La Armonía del Universo", shows with simultaneous translation to english:
Tuesday to Friday: 17.00 Hrs.
- Telescope: Sunday 20.30 at 22.30 Hrs. (Free).
- Solar Carp: Saturday and Sunday at 16.00 to 19.00 Hrs. (Free).
- Scientific Coffee: The third Tuesday of every month, is free at 18.30 Hrs.
- Planetarium for blind people: It consist on the translation of the sounds of the apparently magnitude, of starsand other objects that can be found in the sky, it also presents tactile maps, earphones, graphic supports, and other support materials.
Information: They are carried otu with previous phone anticipation in days and schedules to combine. Telephone: 4771- 9393 4776- 6895
Since every week the schedule of programming varies, to consult the programming of the day, or to make also reserves, you can call to the following telephones: 4771-9393/4771-6629.
Museum Palace San Martin
This museum represents one of the seats of the Ministry of Outer Relations and Cult of the Nation. This building is very valued by its increidible architectural value, and also because it presents a great work collection of recognized artists. It is open for all public, because its content is very entertained and enriching.
This work was designed by the architect Alexander Cristophersen in 1909.
THE FERRARI MUSEUM
The Ferrari Museum is organized in three big sections, the first section is dedicated to Don Enzo Ferrari and everything about his personal life, the second section is dedicated entirely to its great passion, Formula 1, the third section its about the sport history of Ferrari, through hundreds of photographies and other curiosities, like the history of the logo and others. This museum is a great opportunity to rebirth the history of life of a great man, but more than everything to live history on an innovator.
MUSEUM OF WEAPONS
The Museum that consists of 18 rooms, exhibits more than 2000 weapons and objects that make historical review, in addition it shows the evolution that the weapons had in the course of the history from the XII century until our days.
Right in the center of Buenos Aires it is located the Museum of Weapons, a imperdible stroll for the lovers of history, the collection pieces are exhbit of different times and wars.
Address: Av. Santa Fe and Maipú 702. City of Buenos Aires.
Schedule: Monday to Friday: 13.00 to 19.00 Hrs.
To ask for guided visits you must make a reserve with 48 Hrs. Of anticipation.
Annually they dictated courses of "History and Evolution of Weapons, from its origins to the present time". Schedule of the courses: Every Thursday and two Tuesday for month of 19.30 to 21.15 Hrs.
Egidio Feruglio Museum
Egidio Feruglio, palaeontology museum is one of the most active Non Governmental Organisation in the scientific and educative field. Its mission is to stimulate the cultural and social development. It is an impressive historic place and has many collections of animals’ fossils.
Inside the museum, you can go round with specialised guides who will explain you about the geological richness and the characteristics of each stand. The tour lasts approximately 45 minutes.
It has the following rooms: a distinguished researcher’s gallery, the ancient birds’ garden (Dinoshop) and the Feruglio café.
The museum is open every day of the year except December 25 and January 1.
Schedules vary according to season:
September - March – from Monday to Sunday, from 9:00 to 20:00hrs.
April - August – from Monday to Friday, from 10.00 to 18:00hrs.
Weekends and holidays from10:00 to 20:00hrs.
If you want to visit the museum in group, you should have a previous reservation. (Groups from 10 to 40 maximum)
It also has guided visits for students; they are adapted to curricular designs.
Adults 15$ (Pesos)
Children 15$ (Pesos)
Children 6$ (Pesos)
* Discounts for students groups.
The museum is located on the Fontana avenue 140 between 9 de Julio inside Trellew city. (Chubut Province)
* You can use photo cameras or video recorders.
* It is not allowed to carry backpacks, bags, etc.
* Don’t touch the materials.
Museo del Libro
“Museo del Libro” is located in San Javier (Cordova’s Province) 13 Km. from Merlo city. It has more than 400 specimens belonging to XVI, XIX centuries. It is a cultural jewel by its impressive book collections.
It was opened on July 9 and declared municipal interest.
You can do a guided tour, it lasts approximately 40 minutes, and you will know the customs, anecdotes of each time. You can also see manuscripts, books, cloth books with sheep skins and more.
All the year
The ticket price is 3 Pesos.
It is situated on the Comechingones hillside, 13 Km. from the Merlo city.
Telephone: Cel. 02652-15-656271 (owner’s telephone)
Octavio Pinto Museum
Octavio Pinto museum is considered cultural heritage. It has painting collections, drawings, and Octavio Pinto engravings. It also includes manuscripts, letters, books and personal documentations of the artist.
The museum is open every day from 9:00 to12:00hrs. And from 18:00 to 21:00hrs.
Address: 25 de Mayo 171
Fray José Osvaldo Bersia Natural Sciences Museum
Fray Osvaldo Bersia museum is one of the natural heritages of the city. It has a great amount of species fossils, it also has mammals, and birds bones.
From Monday to Friday
Address: Tablada 173 Villa Allende
Dr. Alfredo Stelzner Museum
Alfredo Stelzner museum is an impressive natural collection. It has the most important mineral collections. It keeps minerals and rocks samples. It does researches concerning to Mineral Science and Geochemistry. It also organizes master level courses and academic dissertations.
The museum opens according the reservations.
Address: Vélez Sarsfield Avenue 299 – Cordoba
Telephone: +54-351-4332100 Ext. 46
Juan Cornelio Moyano Museum
The natural and anthropology sciences museum was founded in 1911. It has more than 40.000 samples concerning to Mineral Science, Palaeontology, Ethnology, Archaeology and Zoology.
Monday to Friday, from 8:00 to 13:00, from 14:00 to 19:00hrs.
Saturday and Sunday from 15:00 to 19:00hrs.
Address: Circunvalación Avenue. Thais and Pipas avenue.5500
Telephone: (0261) 4-287666
Fax: (0261) 4-492704
Tariffs: adults 2 Pesos and children 1 Pesos.
Mendoza Modern Art Museum
It was opened in 1967. It was created with “Fondo Nacional de las Artes” donation. Its main aim is to make known the artistic genders of Mendoza's modern art.
The museum has a great amount of sculpture, drawings, ceramics engravings and a library composed by five thousands of volumes.
Monday – Saturday from 9:00 to 13:00 and from 16:00 to 21:00hrs.
Sundays and holidays, free admissions for everybody.
Dirección: Independencia Square
Casa Histórica de la Independencia Museum
Casa Histórica de la Independencia museum is one of the most representative cultural symbols of Argentina. It has colonial style and reflects step by step the facts through the history.
Inside the museum there are rooms destined to expose and explain the different historic facts.
- Viceroyship Room, where are showed colonial objects of XVIII and XIX centuries.
- Colonial Room, it reflects all the historical facts in Tucumán.
- Independence Wars and Congress of Tucumán Room, it has Independence objects as weapons, clothing, documents, portraits of the independence personalities of that epoch, and the Declaration of Independence act.
- History of the House Room. In this room the history of the House of Independence is narrated.
- Town Council Room
- Independence Room, it is related with the Independence Oath Room, on the room walls hang the congressmen portraits, the table over which the act was signed and the Assembly President armchair too.
- Educational exhibitions, in this room there are many samples of each period; the exhibitions are in charge of different organizations.
The museum has the following services:
- Library to be consulted by specialists.
- Archives: photographs, historic documents.
- Photographic archives concerning to Museum Studies.
Every day except the following dates: January1st, May1st, December 24, 25, 30 and 31.
Hours of visit
- Monday- Friday from 9:00 to 13:00 and from 16:00 to 18:00hrs.
- Saturday, Sunday and holiday from 9:00 to 13:00.
- Guided visits at 9:00 and 16:00hrs
Address: Congreso Street 151.
Telephone: (0381) 4310826 - 4221335
Fin del Mundo Museum
The museum is located in Ushuaia; it reflects the cultural and natural richness. The Organisation depends of Ministry of Culture. (in Tierra de Fuego). It is dedicated not only to promote the identification and research about the history; but also to make aware the historic and natural values. It preserves a great amount of photography, Archaeology, Palaeontology, Biology and Cartography collections.
- Ethnography, voyagers room, it has a variety of everyday elements as kitchen utensils, weapons, etc.
- Grocery Store room, inside the grocery there are objects as clothing, books, musical instruments and more.
- The prison room, the museum has a large collection of items used by prisoners and jailers such as original uniforms, cigar boxes, penholders, etc.
- Birds of Fire. This room has collection of bird's fossils, oceanic, coastal and aquatic birds, mainly typical birds.
- Pinnipeds room, it has many sea lions, seals, walruses, whales and dolphins collections.
- Nation Bank room, this room is destined to the office of treasure.
It organizes courses conferences, debates and different illustrations about the specialities.
- Guided visits
- Educational assistance for students supporting them didactic materials.
- Technical assistance, it provides document searches.
- Virtual library
Tourist time from November to April
Monday to Sunday, from 9:00 to 20:00hrs.
May – October
Monday to Saturday from 12:00 to 19:00hrs.
General 10 Pesos.
Residents 7 Pesos
Retired people, teachers and students 5 Pesos
Younger than14 years old residents, free entrance
Address: Maipú Avenue 179.
Telephones: 0054 2901 421863 / 2901 431201
Address: José Salmún Feijóo 555
The Pablo Ducrós Hicken Cine Museum is unique in Argentina and pioneer in Latino America. Its function is to research, preserve and disseminate the national movie patrimony since its beginnings
The museum was name under the name of one of the first Argentinean investigators of the specialty, the particular collection of this important person and its research constitutes the base of the museum patrimony.
Arte Popular Museum
Address: Av. del Libertador 2373
Schedule: Wednesday to Fridays from 13:00 till 19:00; Saturdays, Sundays and holydays from 10:00 till 20:00.
It is the museum of the artisans and hand craft of the city. Its mission is collect, document, preserve, investigate, exhibit and promote the popular art. The collections are representative of different handcraft specialties (silverwork, textiles, letter, glass, basketry, horns and bones, wood, etc.) in the traditional and contemporary variations.
The museum is located on Av. del Libertador, in Palermo, one of the most aristocratic neighborhoods of the city. The location is a petit-hotel with French and Italian details. Its two bodies are separated by an interior garden.
In this place Luis Angel Firpo a famous boxer in the 30’s trained under the supervision of Félix Bunge, boxing promoter and donor of this big house.
General ticket: $1. Sundays, free.
Arte Español Museum
Address: Juramento 2291
Telephones: 4784-4040/ 4783-2640
Schedule: Monday to Friday from 14:00 to 20:00 / Saturdays, Sundays and holydays from 10:00 to 20:00.
It is an interesting coleccionism and Spanish art exponent in Argentina. It is placed in Enrique Larretas house (1873-1961). The interior is ambience with a historic criterion like a renascence palace surrounded by a Hispanic - Arabian garden really beautiful.
Its collection was formed in the early times of the XX century, and reunites mainly by poli-chromeplated wooden sculptures, altarpieces and paintings of the renascence and baroque periods, an exhibit that complements the furniture, weapons and decorative arts.
General entrance: $1. Thursdays free.
De Las Esculturas Museum
Address: Pujol 644
Schedule: Tuesdays to Sundays and holydays 11:00 to 19:00
The Esculturas Museum Luis Perlotti mission is disseminating the interest by sculpture and Perlotti work, characterized by its American thematic.
The building occupied by the museum was once the house-workshop of the Argentinean artist, where he created almost the totality of its art work. Its particular collection has the original samples of its main projects. The temporary exhibits are open to recognized as well as talented sculptors.
The House museum is situated in Caballito neighborhood in the center area of Buenos Aires city, where maintains a special importance.
The renovation of the house took place under the lead and Project of the architect Mario Roberto Álvarez, who has transform and modernized the building, transforming it into a space accordingly the current parameters that rule in this particular kind of spaces. The museum patrimony is integrated totally by Luis Perlotti art work: over 900 pieces, among: wood, marble, bronze, ceramics, rebuilt stone, covering all the sculpture kinds. The American vocation of the artist is reflected in numerous busts and reliefs of the Argentinean national heroes and important characters of the national and American culture.
Entrada general: $1 miércoles y viernes gratis
Casa Carlos Gardel Museum
Address: Jean Jaurés 735
Schedule: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 11:00 to 18:00 Saturdays, Sundays and holydays from 10:00 till 19:00
The Casa Carlos Gardel Museum rescue, preserve, exhibit and communicates the work of Gardel.
The museum is located in the traditional Abasto neighborhood open its doors on March 4, 2003.
The remodeling project was under the supervision of the DGM technical team, that recover the house were Gardel and his mother lived and transform it into a place museum.
General fee: $1. Wednesdays, free.
Theo Art Gallery
Address: French 2317/19
Telephone: (54 11) 4803-4361
Schedule: Monday to Friday from 11:30 till 19:30
In a three floor big house built in 1895, is situated this art space, today located at French street in Buenos Aires city.
The painting, drawing and the engraving without particular adhesions to epoch or trends are the main offer of the gallery, but there also takes place other art expressions such poetry and music recitals, theater and book presentations.
Resides the permanent and occasional exhibitions of paintings, the gallery has a back store that house creations of acclaimed artists and other artists with auspicious future.
Address: Juncal 790 PB
Telephone: (54 11) 4313-5553
Schedule: Monday to Friday from 15: 00 till 20:00 Saturdays from 11:00 till 13:00
Ineludible space in the contemporary art circuit, it is considered already a milestone in the history of the Argentinean art.
It is located in Florida Street Start activities in 1924;
In Van Riels saloons usually takes place collective and individual exhibitions, cenacles and art publications, following a responsible and strategical labor of debate and study, promotion and commercialization of art.
Vermeer Art Gallery
Address: Suipacha 1168
Telephone: (54 11) 4393-5102 / 4394-3462
In 1973 Vermeer Art Gallery was inaugurated, by its actual directors, Enrique and Beba Scheinsohn. The last year Vermeer art gallery celebrated 36 years of intense and recognized career in the market of art.
In its saloons relevant and significant Argentinean art works were exhibit, besides the role of a gallery it was also a seedbed for those artists that nowadays are considered huge, and respected contemporary art masters .
Vía Margutta Art Gallery
Address: Sucre 178 - Córdoba
Schedule: Monday to Friday from 11:00 to 19:00 and Saturdays from 11:00 till 14:00
Is a contemporary art gallery with a back room with recognized artists that works by the hand of Manu Becerra more than 15 years now, promoting culture, creativity and the originality among the Argentinean artists.
Zamora Art Gallery
Address: Montevideo 1785 - Buenos Aires
Telephone: (54 11) 4815-0783
Schedule: Monday to Friday from 10:00 till 13: 00 and from 15:00 to 19:00
It was created in 1990, with the objective of providing opportunities to young artists with the talent of incorporate its art in projects of architecture and decoration. Nowadays the art gallery is functioning as one of the most important in Buenos Aires city.