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Museo Municipal de Arte Juan C.Castagnino

Avenida Cristobal Colon 1189, Mar del Plata B7600FXE, Argentina
+54 223 486-1636
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Another fake medieval castle

Like the torreon del monje this building was built at the turn of the century from a wealthy... read more

Reviewed 16 January 2017
Jörg T
via mobile
Disappointing

The building is gorgeous and we were expecting to enjoy our visit, exploring the museum and... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2016
AWanderingLondoner
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This spectacular building, whose architecture was inspired by the Loire castles, houses 450 works of Argentinean artists, including paintings, carvings, sculpture and photography.
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good48%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
15 Jan 2017
“Another fake medieval castle”
1 Sep 2016
“Disappointing ”
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Avenida Cristobal Colon 1189, Mar del Plata B7600FXE, Argentina
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Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Like the torreon del monje this building was built at the turn of the century from a wealthy businessman as a summer home for his family. It houses now a museum (40 Pesos entrance fee) with works of the former owner Señor Castagnino, some original...More

Thank Jörg T
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

The building is gorgeous and we were expecting to enjoy our visit, exploring the museum and discovering some local fine art. Unfortunately, the building is not very well preserved on the inside. There are a few antique and vintage furniture pieces, and some artworks as...More

Thank AWanderingLondoner
Reviewed 11 December 2015

We lived very close to this beautiful building, and as I've always been fascinated by architecture it was a must see. On the day we visited the museum hosted a Christmas market inside, locals set up tables with crafts and good for sell. Unfortunately clothes...More

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Reviewed 18 April 2015

The museum wasn't what I expected but I enjoyed it. There is a lot of interesting detail in every room and they have a good art collection to view.

Thank Hannah S
Reviewed 27 August 2013

The building was certainly of a french style and the entry was free although you need to check when it is open. The bottom is used as an art gallery and they don't want you take photos there but upstairs ( 2 more floors )...More

Thank Wallbanger2
Reviewed 29 November 2011

This was the summer house of an important family from Buenos Aires. Interesting collection.

Thank mardelmoni
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