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Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes

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Address: Avenida Del Libertador 1473, Buenos Aires C1425AAA, Argentina
Phone Number: +54 52889900
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There’s no fee to enter this fine museum housing significant works of the...

There’s no fee to enter this fine museum housing significant works of the European masters from pre-Renaissance days to the present and a vast collection of 19th- and 20th-century Argentine sculptures and paintings.

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Stunning works of Art

Epic Museum with incredible art. Monet Picasso, Van Gogh and many more with incredible South American art in between

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Epic Museum with incredible art. Monet Picasso, Van Gogh and many more with incredible South American art in between

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Mission Viejo, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Spent an hour which was about the right length of time. The works they have are good, with many which show life in Argentina in the early colonial era. A few works from European masters. One large gallery had some post-modern sculptures from a local artist which were interesting.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A lot of school of ...but some very interesting miniatures and a few interesting works. Worth seeing in context of what the new wealthy were trying to achieve

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was our final day in Buenos Aires and as the weather was not great we thought we'd drop by the museum. Four hours later we had to drag ourselves away so we didn't miss our flight. What in absolute delight - from sculptures to old masters to South American artists and modern art. I loved it all! I wouldn't... More 

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Vienna, Wien, Austria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

very nice tourguide gave sound instructions on art in argentina, development, iconography, survival of modernism. good collection of modern painting

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I really liked this museum, located beautifully at Avenida del Libertador, close to Plaza San Martín. Free entrance and a huge museum with older works, e.g. showing the industrialization of Buenos Aires, as well as newer, more modern art. Definitely worth spending an afternoon here

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Toronto, Ontario
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Worth a visit, there are some interesting pictures I didn't see before and sculptures. Admission is free

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Yekaterinburg, Russia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Admission is free to this great museum collection of high-quality paintings, a few sculptures, modern art, and other fine arts. It houses masterpieces of many classic artists, including Édouard Manet, Vincent van Gogh, El Greco, Edgar Degas, Fernand Léger, famous Argentine artists, collections from different periods, and rotating exhibitions. The building is very nice, well-organized, and security appears to be... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazingly beautiful building and wonderful presentation of fine art. Admission is free (shocking). The museum is well staffed with security and great displays. A charge would not be out of the norm and assist this wonderful country to continue to boast such treasures.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved this museum! It is free for everyone and had nice art, organized in different themed rooms with artists and art from all over the world

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Characterised by the French-style mansions which are the legacy of its aristocratic past, Recoleta is the true “Paris of the South.” Walking around this neighbourhood is an experience like no other in Buenos Aires: its streets are lined with elegant apartment buildings, exclusive boutiques, and former mansions turned into high-end hotels and embassies, which exude an alluring air of sophistication and class. You'll also find a rich cultural scene centred on the National Museum of Fine Arts, the National Library, and the Recoleta Cultural Center; as well as some great shopping spots, like the Buenos Aires Design Mall with an artists' fair set up in Plaza Francia every weekend.
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