Museums & Monuments
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.
Presidential building. Guided visits Saturday, Sunday and holidays 10:00-18:00. Balcarce 50, 1064 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.
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.
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 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.
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 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 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.
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
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
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 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 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.
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.