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Museo Penitenciario Argentino Antonio Ballve

Humberto Io 378, entre Defensa y Balcarce, Buenos Aires C1103ACH, Argentina
+54 11 4361-0917
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07-01-2016 Closed. No info on this on the website.

This was something I really looked forward to and I especially walked a long way to see it this... read more

Reviewed 8 January 2017
François V
,
Bergen op Zoom, The Netherlands
via mobile
Still Closed Nov 2016

Hard to find, and closed -- I believe temporarily but long term for renovations. Crushingly... read more

Reviewed 2 January 2017
Bachminara
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Dallas, Texas
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  • Very good25%
  • Average43%
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8 Jan 2017
“07-01-2016 Closed. No info on this on the website.”
2 Jan 2017
“Still Closed Nov 2016”
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Humberto Io 378, entre Defensa y Balcarce, Buenos Aires C1103ACH, Argentina
San Telmo
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Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

This was something I really looked forward to and I especially walked a long way to see it this Sunday. Then I found out that it is closed... that sucks quite a lot....

Thank François V
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Hard to find, and closed -- I believe temporarily but long term for renovations. Crushingly disappointed. It was actually something I'd read about in my guidebook and was one of the museums I was most excited to see in BA. Hope they reopen!

Thank Bachminara
Reviewed 23 April 2015

This is a hard museum to find, but eventually we found it, banners outside proclaiming we were at the right building. However the doors were all shut. Undaunted we tried them all until one opened, feeling pleased we were then greated by a guard who...More

3  Thank Warren C
Reviewed 30 December 2012

I'm pleased this museum was free, because although they had English brochures and some signs were in English (much appreciated), it was still a little difficult to follow everything. Beware of the crowds too, clearly I'm not the only one who was happy it was...More

1  Thank MelbourneTed
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San Telmo
Characterized by cobblestones and narrow streets, San
Telmo is defined by the tango, the dance that made
Buenos Aires world-famous. Tango is a fusion of many
different cultures: a true child of immigration, much
like the city itself. Nowadays, it comes alive after
dark in the milongas (dance parties) attended by both
locals and visitors alike, who dance until the wee
hours of the morning. During the day, the antique
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