Museums of Buenos Aires
Buque Museo Corbeta Uruguay
Address: Juana Manuela Gorriti 400. Puerto Madero
Phone: 4314 1090
The corvette arrived in the country in 1874, acquired by the
president of that time Domingo Faustino Sarmiento. It was
worldwide known by the famous rescue of the scientific
expedition made by Dr. Otto Nordenskjold in the Antarctic, in
1903. It participated in the defense of the territorial
sovereignty and supported pioneer population of La Patagonia.
Elements belonging to the Swede and Norwegian shipwrecked people
are exhibited in the museum.
Museo Fragata A.R.A Presidente Sarmiento
Address: Alicia Moreau de Justo 900. Puerto Madero
Phone: 4334 9386
The frigate A.R.A. Presidente Sarmiento became in 1897 the first modern school frigate Argentina has specially built for this purpose, educating young future Navy officers. It was built in England, made 39 trips around the world covering 1,000,000 nautical miles always on peace missions.
Complejo Museológico del
Instituto Félix Bernasconi
Address: Cátulo Castillo 2750. Parque Patricios
Phone: 4941 3777
Created in 1929, the Geographic Museum goes through the geologic eras, fossil remains, pottery, medals and numismatics, provincial badges, Argentine folklore, an old store and an old shop called "La Surtida". The Natural Science museum comprises a zoo area, aquatic species and a health education room where a description of the human body and its functions is given together with information of mineralogy.
Centro de Museos de Buenos
Address: Av. de los Italianos 851. Puerto Madero
Phone: 4516 0941 / 0949. Tel: 4516 0941 / 0949
The Museum center of Buenos Aires is the venueforf the General Direction of Museums. The building, bearing a great historic and architectonic value, is located in Costanera Sur, an emblematic Buenos Aires circuit. This center usually
organizes temporary expositions, guided tours, shows, courses,
workshops, seminars and other cultural activities, with the
purpose of making it known and incrementing the patrimony and
the activities of the museums. Also, the Center of Buenos Aires
Museums Network operates here, integrated by the public and
private museums of Buenos Aires city.
Claustros del Pilar
Address: Junín 1904. Recoleta
Phone: 4803 6793 // 4806 2209
The Cloisters of the Pilar Church have opened their doors in
1997. Their three levels were transformed into a museum of
sacred art, which combines furniture, ornaments, oleos, wood
carving, silvery and books, all patrimony of the Church. While
visiting this museum, people can experience quality time to reflect
and know the history of the Argentine people and their
Instituto de Investigaciones Históricas
de la Manzana de las Luces
Address: Perú 272. Monserrat
Phone: 4342 3964
It was a church, school, Jesuit residence, goods storage during the Jesuit Missions and, after 1810, site of institutions of great relevance for our national life, like the Public Library or the University. These buildings comprise: a) From the Jesuit time: Church and Cloister of the San Ignacio School, Attorney House during the Missions, and tunnels of 18th century; b) From the times of the River Plate Viceroyship : houses built by the Viceroy Vértiz; c) From the Independence time: the House of Representatives, University of 1821 and National School of Buenos Aires.
MUMIN- Museo Participativo Minero
Address: Av. Julio Argentino Roca 651 PB. Recoleta
Phone: 4349 4450 / 3202
The museum was inaugurated in 2004. It is dedicated to spreading the different aspects of the mining industry and geology. The samples inform the public about the mineral kingdom and their importance in the daily life.
Museo Anconetani del Acordeón
Adress: Guevara 492. Colegiales
The only museum of the accordion
Museo S.A.D.A.I.C. Vicente López y
Address: Lavalle 1547 Piso 1. San Nicolás
Among other musical instruments, this museum exhibits Carlos
Gardel's guitar, Julio de Caro's violin, Osvaldo Fresedo's
bandoneón, Discépolo's piano and an important collection of
photographs that illustrate the history of Tango and its
greatest authors and interpreters.
Monseñor Fray José María Bottaro
Address: Alsina 380. Monserrat
It illustrates the history of the Franciscan Order and the
influence that resulted in the evangelization, culture and
history of the country. It hosts objects of high artistic
quality and great historical value.