If you are thinking that Buenos Aires is famous for tango shows, cafes, nightlife and soccer, then this is only one side. Yes, on the other side, you will find that Buenos Aires is a city rich with history and a thriving arts scene. On your guided tour, you will find that Buenos Aires is dotted by a fascinating collection of museums and galleries, which showcases the city’s heritage, love of the arts and historical figures.

Here are some of the best museums found in Buenos Aires, which you can explore on a guided and well planned tour:

#1- Museum of Modern Latin American Art or MALBA:

MALBA is located in Palermo that aims to collect and promote Latin American art from the 20th century to the present. This museum also hosts a variety of international exhibits. Here you will find permanent collections by Argentines Emilio Pettoruti, Jorge de la Vega and Roberto Matta. This museum remains closed on Tuesdays, but is open the rest week from noon to 20:00 (but on the Wednesday open till 21:00hs).

Museum of Modern Latin American Art

#2- Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes:

Located in Recoleta, the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes is an Argentine art museum that hosts a lovely collection of paintings and sculpture by international artists like Auguste Rodin, Francisco Goya, Rembrandt and Cezanne. The fine arts museum, MNBA is open on Tuesdays to Fridays from 11:30 to 19:30 and Saturday-Sunday 9:30 to 20:30 (on Mondays MNBA is closed).

Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes

#3- Museo Nacional de Arte Decoratiovo:

This museum features Argentina’s collection of decorative arts and furnishings that are housed in a beautiful French-style castle. Museo Nacional de Arte Decorativo is an art museum, which is located in Recoleta. Opening day and time of Museo Nacional de Arte Decoratiovo: Tuesday to Friday- 2:00 pm to 7:00pm; Saturday and Sunday- 12:30 pm to 7 pm.

Museo Nacional de Arte Decoratiovo

#4- Museo de Arte Popular Jose Hemandez:

This is a folk art museum, which pays tribute to Argentina’s Latin American history and traditions by collecting jewelry, pottery and artwork from the 19th century to till date. This museum remains open on Wednesdays to Fridays- 13:00-19:00; on weekends and holidays- 10:00am-20:00pm.

Museo de Arte Popular Jose Hemandez

#5- Evita Museum:

50 years after, Evita’s death, her grandniece Cristina Alvarez Rodriguez opened the Evita Museum in Buenos Aries. Evita or Eva Person is a figure of historical and political significance (Argentina’s beloved first lady). Here the visitors can view more than 3,000 objects on Evita’s journey from child to political activist to the actress. Opening day and time: Tuesday to Sunday and holidays from 11:00 am to 19:00 pm (Closed on Mondays).

Evita Museum

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