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Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes

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Address: Avenida Del Libertador 1473, Buenos Aires C1425AAA, Argentina
Phone Number: +54 52889900
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There’s no fee to enter this fine museum housing significant works of the...

There’s no fee to enter this fine museum housing significant works of the European masters from pre-Renaissance days to the present and a vast collection of 19th- and 20th-century Argentine sculptures and paintings.

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Absolute Delight

This was our final day in Buenos Aires and as the weather was not great we thought we'd drop by the museum. Four hours later we had to drag ourselves away so we didn't miss our... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was our final day in Buenos Aires and as the weather was not great we thought we'd drop by the museum. Four hours later we had to drag ourselves away so we didn't miss our flight. What in absolute delight - from sculptures to old masters to South American artists and modern art. I loved it all! I wouldn't... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

very nice tourguide gave sound instructions on art in argentina, development, iconography, survival of modernism. good collection of modern painting

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I really liked this museum, located beautifully at Avenida del Libertador, close to Plaza San Martín. Free entrance and a huge museum with older works, e.g. showing the industrialization of Buenos Aires, as well as newer, more modern art. Definitely worth spending an afternoon here

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Worth a visit, there are some interesting pictures I didn't see before and sculptures. Admission is free

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Yekaterinburg, Russia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Admission is free to this great museum collection of high-quality paintings, a few sculptures, modern art, and other fine arts. It houses masterpieces of many classic artists, including Édouard Manet, Vincent van Gogh, El Greco, Edgar Degas, Fernand Léger, famous Argentine artists, collections from different periods, and rotating exhibitions. The building is very nice, well-organized, and security appears to be... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazingly beautiful building and wonderful presentation of fine art. Admission is free (shocking). The museum is well staffed with security and great displays. A charge would not be out of the norm and assist this wonderful country to continue to boast such treasures.

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved this museum! It is free for everyone and had nice art, organized in different themed rooms with artists and art from all over the world

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely collection of art. Very nice to take a break from the heat while taking in the beauty of the collection.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

After strolling around La Recoleta Cemetery and Weekend Fair, my family and I decided to stop by the National Museum of Bellas Artes. The museum is free of charge and contains beautiful works of art from local argentinean artists as well as european artists. Our original plan was to stop in for 30 min but ended up spending over an... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Museum down the hill from the Recoleta cemetery. Free admission to a collection of South American artists. Sculptures by Rodin and paintings by French impressionists on the ground floor. Not the same standard as in other world capitals, still worth a visit.

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Recoleta
Characterised by the French-style mansions which are the legacy of its aristocratic past, Recoleta is the true “Paris of the South.” Walking around this neighbourhood is an experience like no other in Buenos Aires: its streets are lined with elegant apartment buildings, exclusive boutiques, and former mansions turned into high-end hotels and embassies, which exude an alluring air of sophistication and class. You'll also find a rich cultural scene centred on the National Museum of Fine Arts, the National Library, and the Recoleta Cultural Center; as well as some great shopping spots, like the Buenos Aires Design Mall with an artists' fair set up in Plaza Francia every weekend.
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