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Museo Nacional De Arte Decorativo

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Address: Av. del Libertador 1902, Buenos Aires C1425AAS, Argentina
Phone Number: 541148028248
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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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Very nice and small museum. Good collection: mix of Argentinian and European art. One remark: all personnel speaks wonderfully Spanish.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
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Leuven, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very nice and small museum. Good collection: mix of Argentinian and European art. One remark: all personnel speaks wonderfully Spanish.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Right off of Libertador, this museum housed inside an old, stately mansion hosts an incredibly impressive collection of art and furniture. Get lost in the well furnished rooms packed with amazing European and Asian art, marveling at the architecture. Enjoy a cafe and snack outside at the cafe as well!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

free on Tuesdays, just sneak in an old classic house. Buenos Aires and French style together. Impecable exhibitions.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visit the coffee shop first, then check out the museum itself. It's really amazing to think that this was once owned and lived in by a single family. I've been a couple times and loved it each time. Have fun!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

My husband and I attempted to go to this museum and the third time was the charm - check the hours they are open. The history of the mansion is very interesting and the interior is just spectacular. Go for the architecture and the family stories. Great gallery of miniature paintings and the ballroom is just stunning.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

How the very wealthy once lived in Buenos Aires, this family home is now restored to display a paraphernalia of antiques. The real reason to go is the old doorman's house, now a lovely restaurant with garden seating. Sip a glass of wine, drink coffee, and imagine what is what like to be this wealthy. Dogs on leashes are allowed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

This former mansion is full of treasures and art. The building itself is impressive and the museum is complemented by an excellent outdoor restaurant, "Croque Madame".

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

realy enjoyed its historal important is about cultures of the city and it is very beautiful do stop in and grab a coffee and there yummy cakes are great for a recharge for your next walk

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

Wow what a mansion. Previously belonging to the Alvear family of Hoyel Alvear Palace distinction , the museum resonating all the beautiful works of art, rooms, and bedrooms of the family is free and spectacular. Be sure to stop outside at the Madame Croque cafe to admire the building and the gardens while enjoying a fabulous cup of cafe and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

This mansion is fantastic and should not be missed if you have time. Great architecture and art makes this a great highlight

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