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Museo Nacional De Arte Decorativo

Avenida Del Libertador 1902, Buenos Aires C1425AAS, Argentina
+54 11 4802-8248
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Lovely sort of hidden gem

This is not a place that is on most folks' must see in Buenos Aires, but it is a lovely old mansion... read more

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I am a huge art lover and this was a great treat to wander around. I enjoyed it very much. Highly... read more

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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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Avenida Del Libertador 1902, Buenos Aires C1425AAS, Argentina
+54 11 4802-8248
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Reviewed yesterday

This is not a place that is on most folks' must see in Buenos Aires, but it is a lovely old mansion and worth the visit, sort of like the Nissim de Camondo museum in Paris. The Croque Madame restaurant on the premises is an...More

Thank Ochenbc
Reviewed 5 days ago

I am a huge art lover and this was a great treat to wander around. I enjoyed it very much. Highly suggested.

Thank KTdownunder
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful! Inside and out. It's a bit small but really pretty. They have events regularly, check their page.

Thank Jennifer T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Full of excellent and very interesting art artifacts and creations from all over the world, this old mansion is a must-visit place for those who can appreciate both art and luxury. Part of the Argentina history, the very well preserved museum offers you an unforgettable...More

Thank Pablo V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an amazing palace located in Recoleta, the most elegant nighbourhood of Buenos Aires. It was built during a moment of glory of Argentina, beginning of XX century. Design and materials were al French and absolutely spectacular. A must if yu want to have...More

Thank Borboroglu
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

With all the beautiful homes in Recoleta, it is nice to be able to see one from the inside. This museum is a mansion from the aristocracy in the early 20th century and has been kept wonderfully with most of the original artwork and furniture....More

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Reviewed June 15, 2017

This is the most interesting museum I've visited in Buenos Aires. The history reflects the days when BA was a rich, prosperous city. The museum shows how those of the upper crust lived.

Thank Dennis B
Reviewed June 4, 2017

Free on Tuesdays! It's a beautifully maintained house with lovely art/artifacts. Placards for each room describe how they were used.

Thank work2play_now
Reviewed June 4, 2017

Gorgeous building filled with paintings, statues, and furniture. It was built at the beginning of the 20th century for the Errazuriz Alvear couple, both from aristocratic and rich families of Argentina and Chile. Self guided tour, take your time and enjoy.

Thank WDFerguson
Reviewed May 13, 2017

Great space with lots to see. A wide range of art on display here, very wide interpretation and some quite modern work as well

Thank Kelly M
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
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