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Museo de Arte Hispanoamericano Isaac Fernandez Blanco

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Beautiful Museum

Buenos Aires has more famous and well-frequented museums, but this one stood out to me as a hidden... read more

Reviewed April 5, 2017
The_Traveling_Expat
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Chicago, Illinois
hidden gem

among the best public museums in Buenos Aires! rooms presented with such detail and relevance... read more

Reviewed February 10, 2017
Vita A
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Apr 5, 2017
“Beautiful Museum”
Feb 10, 2017
“hidden gem”
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Spanish colonial silver, wood carvings, furniture, paintings and over 100 antique dolls are exhibited in this Peruvian, neocolonial-designed building.
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Calle Suipacha 1422, Buenos Aires C1011ACF, Argentina
Retiro
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Reviewed April 5, 2017

Buenos Aires has more famous and well-frequented museums, but this one stood out to me as a hidden gem that is not particularly off the beaten path. However, it is easy to miss if you're not looking for it. The museum has a nice collection...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed February 10, 2017

among the best public museums in Buenos Aires! rooms presented with such detail and relevance. truly descriptive and narrative. soon the chapel will be ready to visit. and one day, gardens will get their splendor back. make way to hit this spot.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Vita A
Reviewed December 11, 2016

There wasn't anyone else at the museum while we were there. We wandered and looked and wandered some more. None of the descriptions were in English, so I suppose we spent less time than we otherwise would have. There are some beautiful collections. I liked...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed October 30, 2016

This is not the most famous of Buenos Aires museums, however it deserves to be much better known, both for its site (an old colonial house with beautiful gardens) and of course for its collections of paintings, sculptures and decorative arts with an exceptional collection...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Jesús Miguel C
Reviewed October 13, 2016 via mobile

Let's start by explaining to non Hispanic people that the term Hispanoamericano derives ONLY from the culture created by the Spanish colonisers and what came as a result of their interaction with the natives. Anyone expecting aboriginal context will not find it here. The house...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed September 30, 2016 via mobile

This small but very interesting museum was well worth the visit. Lots of great exhibits plus one on violins. Some dated from the late 1600's. It also had a photographic exhibit by Werner Buschof which was also very interesting. The artwork was magnificent as well...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Smoltman
Reviewed September 20, 2016

The collection contains pieces from all over Latin America, including Peru, Bolivia and Chile. The majority of the objects are of religious nature, but organized thematically . There is also a fascinating collection of Italian violins from Cremona and a collection of women's combs from...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Witoldzio
Reviewed December 2, 2015 via mobile

I've hoped to see in that particular museum a lot about the natives before the conquistadores but it was just a glimpse. The name of the museum do not corresponds to the exhibition. And the Wi-Fi didn't work, sadly.

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank desstoichkova
Reviewed January 4, 2015

This was by far the most interesting museum I visited while in Buenos Aires. The collection is displayed in an estate house in the barrio Retiro. The house and grounds are all part of the charm. But the real gems are on the inside. There...More

Date of experience: December 2014
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Reviewed September 20, 2014

The building in itself is worth seeing. It was build by Noel as a home and converted into a museum not longer afterwards. It is located about a block away from a famous bomb site (that is how we found it). The collection focused on...More

Date of experience: September 2014
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and from Retiro train and bus terminals, accompanied
by the myriad of trucks leaving and arriving at the
port, mean this neighborhood is never truly at rest.
One minute you are walking down a street dotted with
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