Top 5 Museums in Buenos Aires.
Most of our Spanish students in Argentina enjoy the cultural ambience of Buenos Aires. The Argentine capital, an excellent destination for a Spanish course in Argentina, is full of festivals, theatre, music, dance, concerts and so on. There is also a great offer of art galleries and museums.
Find below our Top 5 Museums in Buenos Aires, not to be missed!
1. MALBA or Museum of Modern Latin American Art
The museum of Modern Latin American Art, also known as MALBA is located in Palermo. Created by the Argentinean businessman Eduardo Constantini, the museum was opened on September 2001. MALBA’s mission is to collect and promote Latin American art from the 20th century to the present. MALBA is closed on Tuesdays, but open the rest of the week from noon to 20:00, Wednesdays till 21:00hs. Admission $1.33 but on Wednesday it is free for students.
2. Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes
The Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes is an Argentine art museum located in Recoleta, opened in 2004. Eduardo Schiaffino, painter and art critic, was the first director. The museum was adding to its collection through donations and purchases and it provides courses in Art History, Literature and Music, Workshops and Drawing, Painting, and Techniques and Materials for Children.
The museum is open from Tuesday to Friday from 11.30 to 19.30, and Saturday and Sunday from 9.30 to 20.30. On Mondays the museum is closed and the last admission is 30 minutes before closing. Admission is free.
3. Museo Nacional de Arte Decorativo
The National Museum of Decorative Arts is an art museum in Recoleta.
Within the collection of museums there are temporary exhibits, choral concerts and classes and seminars. With good weather visitors can also enjoy Café Croque Madame, located in the garden of the museum. Since 1944 the Argentine Academy of Letters is located here.
Tuesday to Friday 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Saturday- Sunday 12-30 p.m. a 7:00 p.m
Admission $ 50 . Tuesday Free.
4. Fundación Proa
Fundación Proa is located in the colorful neighborhood of La Boca and it is an essential reference point for the arts, a space focused on the great art movements of the twentieth century, which also includes current proposals and special national and international projects. It has a program of temporary exhibitions and seminars, courses, conferences and concerts
Opening hours: Tuesday to Sunday 11-19 hrs. Closed on Mondays. Admisión: $20; for Students: $15.
5. Evita Museum
On 26 July 2002, exactly fifty years after Evita’s death, Evita’s grandniece Cristina Alvarez Rodriguez, opened the Evita Museum in Buenos Aires.
Eva Peron (Evita), a figure of historical significance that spans two centuries, now has its own museum. The Evita Museum resides in a house built for the family Carabassa during the first decade of the twentieth century. The architect Estanislao Pirovano gave his formal image of the Italian Renaissance styles. This beautiful building was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1999. Opening hours: Tuesday to Sunday (and holidays) from 11 am to 19 pm. Join up to 30 minutes before closing. Closed on Mondays.