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Museo Historico Provincial Marques de Sobre Monte

Address: 218 Rosario de Santa Fe, Cordoba, Argentina
Phone Number: 351/433-1661
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Ranked #18 of 31 Attractions in Cordoba
Type: History Museums, Museums
Owner description: Cordoba’s first Spanish governor lived and worked in this spacious colonial house, which is filled...
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Type: History Museums, Museums
Owner description: Cordoba’s first Spanish governor lived and worked in this spacious colonial house, which is filled with furniture, rifles, saddles, military uniforms and other 18th-century artifacts.

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Los Angeles, California
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199 reviews 199 reviews
171 attraction reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

The Museum historical Provincial Marqués de Sobremonte is a museum that is dependent of the state provincial located on the corner of Ituzaingó and Rosario de Santa Fe streets in the downtown area in the city of Córdoba, Argentina. The building is of pure Spanish colonial architecture and is currently the oldest House in the city which is a good... More 

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BRASILIA
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109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

This place gives you a good idea of the style of the time (300 years ago).Was oine of the first permanent buildfigs in colonial Cordoba. Small number of interesting exhibits. Few visitors. Small entrance charge. Near the centre of town, i reckon it is worth half an hour of your time..

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

A nice, quiet museum based on a mansion belonging to a wealthy familiy. You go through the various rooms, to some extent resembling the function they would have had back in the day. Among other things you could visit the private quarters of the house where the husband, wife and children lived the personal life. Quite interesting.

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Seattle
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2012

This shows you how early life was for a Spanish Grandee governor and his family. Notice all the courtyards and the lack of hallways for communicating through the rooms. On one courtyard, I found five pigeon nests. It's a quiet place.

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Scot on the run
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59 reviews 59 reviews
17 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2012

A lovely, spacious mansion that really holds a feeling for what daily life was like for the rich and powerful in eighteenth century Cordoba. Loved the authenticity, though don't see need to go as far as maintaining three hundred years of dust on everything. The English versions of the room descriptions are appalling; as if given under torture by someone... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2012

The museum offers a good overview of life in colonial times in Cordoba. Much is still original. During holidays, it is often closed, we can recommend the coffee shop Charlie Chaplin on the other side - very nice service.

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