Museums & Monuments

Museo Evita
Inaugurated in 2002, houses permanent and current exhibitions of different momemts of her life. Library. Auditorium. Tuesday to Sunday 11:00-19:00. Guided tours in English. Lafinur 2988, Palermo, Buenos Aires City.
Tigre Art Museum
Permanent and temporary exhibits. Guided and group visits. Monday to Friday 09:00-19:00, Saturday and Sunday 12:00-19:00. $12. Paseo Victorica 972, Tigre (North).
Museo de Arte Hispanoamericano Isaac Fernandez Blanco
Objects from the viceregal period (silverware, religious and secular art, furniture, settings, paintings). Spanish-style garden. Tuesday to Friday 14:00-19:00, Saturday, Sunday and holidays 11:00-19:00. Suipacha 1422, Retiro, Buenos Aires City.
Museo Nacional del Traje
National Costume Museum. Clothing, accessories, underwear, toys, crafts. Exhibitions. Courses. Library, photographs. Tuesday to Sunday 15:00-19:00. Chile 832, Monserrat, Buenos Aires City. Free admission.
Museo del Cine Pablo Ducros Hicken
Argentine cinema history. Cameras, projectors, copy machines, clothing, props, films, awards, personal objects of actors, photographs, original scripts, books, posters. Caffaren 49, La Boca, Buenos Aires City.
Museo de Arte Popular Jose Hernandez
Historic and contemporary popular art. Silver, pottery, fabric, leather, bone works from inhabitants of the city, past and present. Av. del Libertador 2373, Palermo, Buenos Aires City.
Traditional landmark of the city. Corrientes and Av. 9 de Julio.
Haroldo Conti Memory Cultural Center
A place of reflection on the past located in one of the clandestine centers of torture of the 1976-1983 dictatorship. Visual arts, film archive, photographs, music and theater. Av. del Libertador 8151, Buenos Aires City.
Museo de Arte Espanol Enrique Larreta
An art and furniture collection by writer Enrique Larreta related with his novel "La gloria de Don Ramiro." Monday to Friday 13:00-19:00, Saturday, Sunday and holidays 10:00-20:00. Juramento 2991, Belgrano, Buenos Aires City.
Museo de Artes Plasticas Eduardo Sivori
Specialized in Argentina art, covering all tendencies, especially from the first half of the 20th century. Tuesday to Friday 12:00-20:00, Saturday, Sunday and holidays 10:00-20:00. Av. Infanta Isabel 555, Palermo, Buenos Aires City.
Gyula Kosice
Hungarian-born Argentine artist. Writer, plastic artist, art theoretician and poet. Workshop and 5-room museum open to public. Visits arranged by phone, Monday to Friday 09:00-12:00. Humboldt 4662, Almagro, Buenos Aires City.
Museo Casa Carlos Gardel
Located in a traditional house that Carlos Gardel bought for his mother in the Abasto district. Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, 11:00-18:00; Saturday, Sunday and holidays, 10:00-19:00. Jean Jaures 735, Balvanera, Buenos Aires City.
Jewish Museum of Buenos Aires
Founded in 1967 by the Israelite Congregation of the Argentine Republic (CIRA). Permanent and temporary exhibits. Guided visits, courses, special events. Store. Kosher restaurant. Libertad 769, Buenos Aires City.
Museo de la Deuda Externa
Museum of Foreign Debt. Guided tours, traveling museum, lectures, events. Monday to Friday 09:00-20:00. Uriburu 781, 1st floor A, Balvanera, Buenos Aires City. Free admission.
Museo de Esculturas Luis Perlotti
Over 900 sculptures in wood, marble, bronze, ceramic and reconstructed stone by Luis Perlotti. Pujol 644, Caballito, Buenos Aires City.
Museo Nacional de Arte Decorativo
An architecturally beautiful French-style building with collections of paintings, sculptures, ceramics and furnishings. Monday to Friday 14:00-20:00, Saturday and Sunday 11:00-19:00. Av. del Libertador 1902, Palermo, Buenos Aires City.
Museo Xul Solar
Dedicated to preserve and make know the work of Argentine painter Alejandro Xul Solar. Laprida 1212, Recoleta, Buenos Aires City.
Seat of government in colonial times. Visits Wednesday to Friday 10:30-17:00, Sunday and holidays 11:00-18:00. Bolivar 65, Monserrat district, Buenos Aires City
Museo de Arte Moderno de Buenos Aires
Created in 1956, covering basically Argentinian art of the decades of 1940, 1950 and 1960. Monday to Friday 12:00-19:00, Saturday, Sunday and holidays 11:00-20:00. Av. San Juan 350, San Telmo, Buenos Aires City.
Palais de Glace
National Arts Palace. Tuesday to Friday 12:00-20:00, Saturday and Sunday 10:00-20:00. Free admission. Posadas 1725, Recoleta, Buenos Aires City.
Casa Nacional del Bicentenario
Inaugurated on the 200th anniversary of the May Revolution as a space to reflect on the political, social and cultural transformations produced in Argentina during this period. Permanent and temporary exhibits. Riobamba 985, Buenos Aires City.
Museo Fotografico Simik
Photographs of Buenos Aires, cameras, exhibitions, advice, courses, workshops, research and investigation, photography club, film articles. Lacroze 3901, Chacarita, Buenos Aires City.
Museo Historico Sarmiento
Objects, library and archive belonging to Domingo Faustino Sarmiento. Guided visits Sundays 16:00. Juramento 2180, Belgrano district, 1428 Buenos Aires City.
Buenos Aires Legislature
Concerts, art exhibitions, library, museum. Peru 130, Monserrat, Buenos Aires City.
Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires (Malba)
Not-for-profit center with over 500 works, including drawings, paintings, sculptures and objects by artists from Argentina and other Latinamerican countries. Av. Figueroa Alcorta 3415, Palermo, Buenos Aires City.
Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes
Permanent and temporary exhibits with art collections from the Middle Ages to the 20th century. English audioguides. Tuesday to Friday 12.30-20.30, Saturday and Sunday 09.30-20.30. Free admission. Av. del Libertador 1473, Recoleta, Buenos Aires City.
Museo del Titere
Puppet Museum. Over 300 Czech, Russian, Italian, English, Spanish, Latin American, Argentine puppets. Tuesday to Friday 10:00-12:30, 15:00-18:00, Saturday 10:00-13:00, 15:00-18:00, Sunday 15:00-18:00. Piedras 905, San Telmo, Buenos Aires City.
Fundacion Forner-Bigatti
Works of Raquel Forner and Alfredo Bigatti. Exhibitions, workshops, courses .Bethlem 443, San Telmo, Buenos Aires City.
Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Buenos Aires
Buenos Aires Museum of Contemporary Art. Wednesday to Monday 11:00-19:00. Av. San Juan 328, San Telmo, Buenos Aires City.
Beatle Museum
Private collection of Argentine Rodolfo Vazquez, the greatest collector of Beatle memorabilia according to the Guiness Book of Records. Monday to Saturday 10:00-24:00, Sunday 14:00-24:00.Paseo La Plaza, Av. Corrientes 1660, San Nicolas, Buenos Aires City
Casa Rosada
Presidential building. Guided visits Saturday, Sunday and holidays 10:00-18:00. Balcarce 50, 1064 Buenos Aires City
Pablo Ducros Hicken Cinema Museum
Created to preserve and exhibit the Argentinean cinema heritage. Equipment, news clippings, photographs, original scripts. books, documents, posters, staging props, drawings, newsreels, films, documentaries. Caffarena 49, Buenos Aires City.
Museo Penitenciario Argentino Antonio Ballve
Argentine Prison Museum. An early 18th century building shows a chronological record of changes in the Argentine prison system. Thursday, Friday, Sunday 14:00-18:00. Humberto Primo 378, San Telmo, Buenos Aires City. Free admission.
Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales Bernardino Rivadavia
Paleontology, dinosaurs, aquarium, amphibians, Antarctica permanent and temporal exhibits. Monday to Friday 09:00-12:00 and 14:00-19:00. Av. Angel Gallardo 470, Caballito, Buenos Aires City.
Museo Historico de Buenos Aires Cornelio de Saavedra
Daily life in the city during the 19th century and the main political, social and economic events of the period. Tuesday to Friday 09:00-18:00, Saturday, Sunday and holidays 10:00-20:00. Crisologo Larralde 6309, Saavedra district, Buenos Aires City
Buenos Aires Metropolitan Cathedral
Main Catholic church in Buenos Aires. Monday to Friday 07:00-1900, Saturday and Sunday 09:00-19:30. San Martin 27, C1004AAA Buenos Aires City.
Museo de la Ciudad
Permanent exhibits: City doors, Defensa 223; Settings (Art Nouveau), Defensa 219; Myriam Steffords bedroom (Art Deco): Defensa 219, 2nd floor. Monday to Friday and holidays: 11:00-19:00. $1 (Monday and Wednesday free). (see comments)