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Museum of Latin American Art of Buenos Aires

Avenida Pte Figueroa Alcorta 3415, Buenos Aires C1425CLA, Argentina
+54 11 4808-6500
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US$125.00*
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Guided Small Group Tour: The Art Museums of Buenos Aires
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Buenos Aires Walking Tour Including Colon Theater and MALBA
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This not-for-profit art museum and cultural center first opened its doors in 2001 with the mission to promote contemporary Latin American artists.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“frida kahlo” (98 reviews)
“antonio berni” (66 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Avenida Pte Figueroa Alcorta 3415, Buenos Aires C1425CLA, Argentina
Palermo
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Avenida Pte Figueroa Alcorta 3415, Buenos Aires C1425CLA, Argentina
+54 11 4808-6500
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Reviewed 2 days ago

One of the best museums I've visited in a long time. Not particularly large but an extensive selection of contemporary art from Latin American artists including works by Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera.

Thank TiburonTony
Reviewed 1 week ago

Today I had lunch there, and met the owner and his charming family - Armenian. He has 3 locations in CABA: As a member of years of MALBA I went to try it out. As I went late (after 2 :00 PM) inside ( with...More

Thank Joseph L
Reviewed 1 week ago

a good representation of latin american art. it seemed that the bulk of the display was from mexico. non the less interesting pieces affordable entrance fee and a good way to kill an hour or two.

Thank hunglow
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This museum has rotating exhibitions across three levels. It’s quite small and the entry fee is only 120 pesos. There’s a cafe and a small bookshop too. Very light bright modern space. Worth a visit, though check the current exhibitions if you’re picky.

Thank Leah W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We totally enjoyed our visit to MALBA. It's a great museum -- very doable. Saw original Diego Rivera and Frieda Khalo. There was a super interesting show on Latin American perspectives in geography, culture, history, politics, gender issues... Some of it similar to some of...More

Thank Pamehla
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visiting MALBA was a wonderful experience. We happened to be there for an excellent exhibition on Mexican Art. We were also very much impressed by the manner in which the permanent collection was presented. It's must stop on any BA visit.

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always has interesting temporary exhibits and the best curation in the city. I live here and I go every couple of months to see their new shows.

Thank phulana
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Outstanding Miro exhibit as of Jan 2018. Other exhibits offer useful social and historical context for starting to understand South American art as distinct from European traditions.

Thank APM617
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recommended as an add on visit for people interested in Latin American arts while visiting Buenos Aires. It houses a good collection of Frida Kahlo.

Thank impartialreviewe2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful building with a very nice collection. If you speak Spanish on Wednesdays and Sundays at 4pm there is a great free guided tour encompassing the main collection, it goes for an hour and is well worth it in my opinion. Currently and until...More

Thank Pablo R
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Palermo
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
...More
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