Naval Centre and Museum
This Centre was founded on 20 May 1892 and exhibits the history, tradition, naval and maritime culture of the Nation. The halls house arms and navigational instruments and scale ships which belonged to the Navy. On the neighbouring plot there are artillery pieces and planes belonging to Naval Aviation squadrons. The building had originally been built as Navy repair shops and workshops. Location: 602, Paseo Victorica. Opening Hours: Mondays to Fridays, from 08.30hs to 17.30h; Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays, from 10.30hs to 18.30hs.
Tigre Art Museum
The art museum was the idea and project of Mayor Ricardo Ubieto. It is located on the spot where the Tigre Club was originally founded and is a classic Belle Epoque building. The collection which is patrimony of the Tigre Municipality shows figurative art pieces from the end of the 19th Century and from the 20th Century. It has big porticos, harmonious arcades and columns going down to the river.
It is thematically organized in seven halls take visitors through the most important aspects of the national history of art, the landscape, architecture, the human figure, still natures, the port, the Genesis of Argentine plastic arts and Tigre as an esthetical referent. Location: 972, Paseo Victorica.
Opeing Hours: Wednesdays to Fridays from 09.00hs to 19.00hs; Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays from 12.00hs to 19.00hs.
This museum was opened in 1985 and has six halls: institutional history, iconography, fire and damage control, communications, salvaging and diving, uniforms, navigation and aviationa, weapons and explosives. Location: 1264, Liniers Street.
It sits opposite the historical site on the shore of the Reconquista river where 4 August 1806 Santiago de Liniers and his troops came ashore coming from Colonia del Sacramento (Republica Oriental del Uruguay) with the purpose of entering Buenos Aires which had been invaded by the British and take back the city from them which they did 12 August 1806. The museum is located on the Goyechea Family house with halls dedicated to the re-taking and defence of the city of Buenos Aires. Other halls are dedicated to the history of Tigre and the first church, the Tigre Club and the Tigre Hotel. Location: 470, Padre Castañeda Street.
This curios museum is located on the Sarmiento River and the Arroyo de los Reyes stream about 20 minutes from Tigre Port (Estacion Fluvial de Tigre) and is well worth a visit. The teacher, who was to become President of the Nation, brought new reef plants to the Delta where they flourished and became important for the crafts industry. The National Education Council started in 1928 the reconstruction of this house and opened it as a museum. The Municipality of Tigre built in 1996 a glass structure in order to protect it. It is a place of tranquil beauty with trees and public benches for a peaceful rest. Opening Hours: From Wednesdays to Sundays 10.00hs to 18.00hs.