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Museum of Latin American Art of Buenos Aires (MALBA)
Av Figueroa Alcorta 3415, Buenos Aires C1425CLA, Argentina (Palermo)
54-11-4808-6500
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: This not-for-profit art museum and cultural center first opened its doors in 2001 with the mission to promote contemporary Latin American artists.
Atlanta, GA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Worth a look”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2012

Enjoyable and can be completed leisurely in a couple of hours. In a well-designed building in a pleasant neighborhood. The permanent collection is of high quality, though somewhat small in number.

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“Amazing museum for Latin American art”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2012

The building is magnificent (so is the cafe) but it's the modern Latin American art that's breathtaking. Some of the work is so haunting that the images will be forever in our minds.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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“Small, but nice”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2012

the art was a little too modern for me. The videos they were showing were very interesting. Definitely go on a Wednesday when there is discounted price! if you are a student, bring your id!

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Geneva, Switzerland
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“not much to see”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2012

Interesting but a small collection. I would not go if you have just few days for visiting Buenos Aires.

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Beaverton, Oregon
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“Latin Modern Art”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2012

You don't find much modern art from Latin America in US museums, so the MALBA was a great experience. Well organized and a nice cafe as well if you get hungry.

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