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Museo de la Revolucion Industrial

Between Avenida de la Misiones And Zulueta | facing the Palacio de las Bellas Artes, Fray Bentos 65000, Uruguay
+53 7 8624092
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As a Brit it's a must see place

Made a big detour from Colonia to Montevideo to visit the town of Fray Bentos. In the UK it's... read more

Reviewed 9 February 2017
Bob A
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Stockport, England, United Kingdom
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best museum tour in Uraguay

the tour i got was in spannish. The whole museum is in spannish. Their is no english subcaptions at... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2015
Chris C
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Tampa, Florida
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Between Avenida de la Misiones And Zulueta | facing the Palacio de las Bellas Artes, Fray Bentos 65000, Uruguay
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Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Made a big detour from Colonia to Montevideo to visit the town of Fray Bentos. In the UK it's synonymous as the brand that produces corned beef and tinned meat pies. Yet the history and story linked to the UK is really interesting. This enormous...More

Thank Bob A
Reviewed 3 October 2015

the tour i got was in spannish. The whole museum is in spannish. Their is no english subcaptions at all in this museum. It not set up for english tourism. However its well worth the visit. The scale of this operation was enormous! The tour...More

1  Thank Chris C
Reviewed 19 July 2013

Do not be put off by confusing reviews. Yes this factory no longer produces meat or meat products, but it is NOT closed. It is very open, for tours, and for usage by local businesses and government offices. In fact, the tour we went on...More

2  Thank colincclark
Reviewed 18 December 2012

This is the home of what was Fray Bentos - a name associated with our generation and whose products we have grown up with. It was a must see and did not disappoint. The factory is now closed but they have preserved many objects of...More

Thank elsiek
Reviewed 28 April 2010

Stuck in Fray Bentos with nothing to do? Travelling through Western Uruguay and interested in the history of Beef products? Be sure to check out this museum. The location is great - the old meat packing factory and the little barrio that grew up around...More

1  Thank sansoeuf
Reviewed 17 February 2010

we were staying in Carmello, hired a car, about an hour drive, roads are diserted. When you come into town look for Barrio Angelo Patrimonio Historico Nacional the Museo de la Revolucion some locals very helpful and there is an information point in centre of...More

1  Thank kelly2010
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