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Museo Nacional De Arte Decorativo

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Address: Av. del Libertador 1902, Buenos Aires 1425, Argentina
Phone Number: 4802-6606
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Description: This grand mansion, a neoclassical masterpiece, has a fascinating...
This grand mansion, a neoclassical masterpiece, has a fascinating collection of period furnishings, silver, sculptures, paintings and Zubov miniatures from Russia.
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BA's Better Homes and Mansions ..

The Museo Nacional De Arte Decorativo affords a fascinating glimpse into the lifestyle of the Errázuriz Alvear family at the height of Argentna's reign as the richest society on... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 26, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

The Museo Nacional De Arte Decorativo affords a fascinating glimpse into the lifestyle of the Errázuriz Alvear family at the height of Argentna's reign as the richest society on the planet. The palatial public rooms of the first level were intended to shock and awe visitors, still resplendent in all their petit Versailles elegance. Walking thru the ballroom one can... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

If you stop by this museum while in Buenos Aires, make sure to check out the cafe beside the museum. It's a detached cottage that sits on the front corner of the lot and is a great place to stop if you're looking for a cute place to have lunch or a cup of coffee. It also has outdoor seating,... More 

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Maringa, PR
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Beautifully housed in a former mansion of a powerful family, the museum has a lovely collection which includes a Rodin project for fireplace! The Cafeteria outside the palace is very good.

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Canberra, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 273 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

The entrance fee to this museum/historic house is very reasonable and it was fascinating to walk around and see how the very wealthy lived in the early 20thC. World War I resulted in the mansion not being entirely completed to plan; however, the collections from France, East Asia and other parts of the world are beautifully maintained and there are... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Some may say it's too old fashioned, but I did enjoy the sculptures, the rococo rooms and the statues that decorate the pompous mansion which houses the museum.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

The building, formally a private home, is absolutely stunning and the collection is over the top, ornate, and beautiful. However, there are plenty of places in Buenos Aires that you can see the splendor of the Porteño upper classes. For me, there are other more interesting and exciting museums to check out if you are only in town for a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Unique palace in BA! Super chic and beautiful. Outstanding pieces inside. It used to be a family house and it´s amazing to go inside and imagine how they used to live there. Try to go after lunch so when you end your visit you can have some tea besides the lovely and gorgeous Croque Madame (make sure to make a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We had a lovely lunch at the restaurant next to the turtle pond. When taking a taxi they drop you right at the gate. The wait staff were prompt and helpful. I could have spent the afternoon there but had too much more to see.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

This fantastic Palace -once a family property of Errázuriz - Alvear shows its permament Oriental collection and other exhibits all year long. You can also have a coffee or even dinner at a beautiful restaurant in the Museum

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Beautiful furnishings, a great collection of miniature paintings and a nice cafe to sit and enjoy a tea after a long day of walking around Recoletta. This Muz takes little time to visit and is very close to Belle Artes Muz

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Address: Address: Av. del Libertador 1902, Buenos Aires 1425, Argentina
Phone Number: 4802-6606
Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Capital Federal District  >  Buenos Aires>  > Palermo

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Palermo
Best known as the largest neighborhood in Buenos Aires, Palermo is divided into different quarters, each with its own unique identity. The high-end quarter is Palermo Chico, characterized by magnificent mansions, regal avenues, and exclusive apartment buildings, and home to the Museum of Latin American Art of Buenos Aires (MALBA), a favorite amongst locals. The largest park in the city, the Bosques de Palermo, is Palermo's most famous landmark and a popular destination for nature walks, picnics, rollerblading, and cycling. The scene becomes much trendier in Palermo Soho, a hip area known for its cool cafés and unique design stores, filled with shoppers on weekends; and Palermo Hollywood, renowned for the numerous restaurants, bars and nightclubs, which make it the preferred spot for nights out and special occasions.