Buenos Aires contains a number of museums, galaries, and exhibition halls. The most unique and interesting works are by local artists while the internationaly renowned European artists are a bit under-represented in Argentina.
MALBA: Av. Figueroa Alcorta 3415 (Palermo)
A well-known museum of Latin American art.
Thu. to Mon. 12-8 pm. Closed on Tuesdays.
Contact: 4808-6500 / Fax: 4808-6598 / Web Site
Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes: Av. del Libertador 1473 (Palermo)
The biggest museum in Buenos Aires. Argentine and international paintings and sculptures are found in this often quiet museum.
Tue. to Fri. 12.30-7.30 pm. - Sat. Sun & holidays 9.30am-7.30pm.
Contact: 4803-0802 / Fax: 4803-8817 / Web Site(in spanish)
Casa Museo Carlos Gardel: Jean Jaures 735 (Abasto)
The house of the most famous tango singer that ever lived. Carlos Gardel occupied the house with his mother, from 1927 until his death in 1935.
Opens: Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri. from 1.00pm to 5.00pm.
Museo Xul Solar:
This is a good small museum constructed in the old house of the painter by the same name. Xul Solar used colorful themes and esoterism along with a variety of weird objects.
Phone: 4824-3302 Website(in spanish)
Museo de Ciencias Naturales Bernardino Rivadavia: Av. Angel Gallardo 470 (Parque Centenario)
There you'll find a huge collection of the natural resourses of Argentina and the Antartic.
Mon. to Sat. 2-7 pm.
Museo de Motivos Argentinos José Hernandez: Av. del Libertador 2373 (Palermo)
Full of gauchos artifacts, the history of mate, information about important Argentines from colonial times, and the history of the aborigenies.
Wed. to Fri. 1-7 pm. Sat. and Sun. 3-7 pm.
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