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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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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 6 days ago

Stumbled across this museum while out wandering. Gorgeous old mansion with most of its original bones very well preserved...you could almost imagine the opulent lifestyle lived therein. The home serves as a beautiful treasure box for art that very well could have been in the...More

Thank Matthew D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Glamour in an old family house for reach families to see how they lived. Nice coffee store in the gardens.

Thank Jar2212
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'd read that his museum is based in a large ex-private house but I wasn't prepared for the grandeur of what is close to a palace. The tiny donation entry fee would have been more than worth it just to see the inside of the...More

Thank Aussie7leagueboots
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Once a private home. This museum showcases some beautiful things. Admission is a suggested donation which works out to be about $1.50 US dollars. If you are strolling around the city it is a great stop.

Thank Ctelizabeth
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Nice museum which only requires a quick visit ..interesting infornation on Buenos Aires of yesteryeat...Cafe was outstanding

Thank B_Travel_7
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Beautiful museum and stunning old home. An eye opener of how people lived in the past, beautiful art. Highly recommended

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 5 September 2017

The Alvear family history is interwoven with that of Buenos Aires (and, indeed, with the history of Argentina). Some of that history is captured in this grandiose palace, which is in many ways unchanged from the time it was home to Don Matias Errazuriz and...More

Thank ctrl_mike
Reviewed 29 August 2017

I was taken to Museo Nacional De Arte by our local customer during a recent visit, wow what a great place, well worth a visit if you have some spare time

Thank Jacmac00
Reviewed 27 August 2017

This was the residence of a well off socialite of Siecle XIX.Keeped in nearly 100% original with representative works of European artists an sumptuous architecture and many small refinements. Well worth a visit ! Such a shame that the coffe is so badly posicioned in...More

Thank Ferdie69
Reviewed 20 August 2017

You feel like a guest in a palace. The furnishings and art are breathtaking. The wooden balcony overlooking the great room is gorgeous. Having been to China and Japan, I enjoyed seeing the Asian art pieces.

Thank VTglobetraveler
Best known as the largest neighbourhood 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 favourite amongst
locals. The largest park in the city, the Bosques de
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