Museums in Buenos Aires: Information, Prices and Opening Hours

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Museums in Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires has world-class museums that show the country’s history and culture, works of art by Argentine and international artists, etc.

Check below our list of museum suggestions for you to include in your itinerary with information on prices and opening hours.

Museums in Buenos Aires

1. National Museum of Bellas Artes

National Museum of Bellas Artes©Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes Buenos Aires

The National Museum of Bellas Artes is a museum located in the neighborhood of Recoleta.

The museum has the greatest artistic heritage in Argentina and is one of the main ones in Latin America. The museum has works by great Argentine masters and artists from different periods on display.

Av. del Libertador 1473, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Opening hours: Tuesday to Friday from 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM and Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM.

Site: bellasartes.gob.ar

Price: Free Entry

2. MALBA

Malba Museum©MALBA

The Museum of Latin American Art (MALBA) is a museum in the Palermo neighborhood that houses work by modern artists from all over Latin America with permanent and temporary exhibitions.

Av. Pres. Figueroa Alcorta 3415, C1425 CLA, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Opening hours: Thursday to Monday from 12:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Wednesday from 12:00 PM to 9:00 PM. The museum is closed on Tuesdays.

Site: malba.org.ar

Price: 1,100 pesos and 550 pesos on Wednesdays

3. National Museum of Decorative Art

National Museum of Decorative Art©Museo Nacional de Arte Decorativo

The National Museum of Decorative Art is a museum located in a palace dedicated to design and decorative arts and has a collection of more than 6,000 objects, including sculptures, paintings, carpets, and ceramics, mainly European and Oriental from the 15th to the 20th centuries.

The building has an imposing French-style garden that serves as an extension of the reception halls.

Av. del Libertador 1902, C1425 CABA, Argentina

Opening hours: From Tuesday to Sunday from 12:30 PM to 7:00 PM.

Site: museoartedecorativo.cultura.gob.ar

Price: Free Entry

4. Museo del Bicentenario

Museo del BicentenarioMuseums in Buenos Aires – ©Museo del Bicentenario

The Museo del Bicentenario is part of the historic complex formed by the Casa Rosada on the outskirts of Plaza de Mayo.

The museum houses pieces of a historical and artistic nature, ranging from the Latin American period to the Argentine presidents.

Av. Paseo Colón 100, C1064 CABA, Argentina

Opening hours: Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 AM to 5:30 PM.

Website: casarosada.gob.ar

Price: Free Entry

5. Museo de la Pasión Boquense

Museo de la Pasión Boquense©Museo de la Pasión Boquense

La Bombonera is the home stadium of the Argentine football team Atlético Boca Juniors, located in the La Boca neighborhood, close to the Caminito area. The official name of the stadium is Estádio Alberto J. Armando, and it has a capacity of 49,000 spectators.

The stadium houses a museum, the Museo de la Pasión Boquense. The museum shows the history of more than 100 years and the achievements of the Argentinian football club Atlético Boca Juniors.

Brandsen 805, C1980AAQ CABA, Argentina

Opening hours: Every day from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM.

Site: museoboquense.com

Price: 1.800 pesos

6. Museo River Plate

Museo River Plate©Museo River Plate

The Museo River Plate shows the history of the Club Atlético River Plate football team in an area that covers more than 3,500 square meters of surface.

Its environments reflect different thematic areas referenced in emblematic dates for the history of the club.

7549, Av. Pres. Figueroa Alcorta 7509, C1428 CABA, Argentina

Opening hours: Every day from 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM.

Site: cariverplate.com.ar

Price: Museum + Stadium Tour 2.800 pesos

7. Museo Histórico Nacional del Cabildo y la Revolución de Mayo

Museo Histórico Nacional del Cabildo y la Revolución de Mayo©Museo Histórico Nacional del Cabildo y la Revolución de Mayo

The Cabildo is a historic building that was the scene of the May Revolution of 1810.

The building houses the Museo Histórico Nacional del Cabildo y la Revolución de Mayo, which combines heritage pieces with contemporary technological resources.

Bolívar 65, C1066 CABA, Argentina

Opening hours: From Wednesday to Sunday from 10:30 AM to 6:00 PM.

Site: cabildonacional.cultura.gob.ar

Price: Free Entry

8. Museo Moderno

Museo Moderno©Museo Moderno

Located in San Telmo, the Museo Moderno houses works by Argentine and international artists from the mid-20th century onwards.

It is a space dedicated to promoting the latest productions of all artistic disciplines.

Av. San Juan 350, C1147 AAO, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Opening hours: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday from 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM, Saturday and Sunday from 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM.

Site: museomoderno.org

Price: 250 pesos (Mercosul), 500 pesos (Foreigners). Free entry on Wednesdays

9. El Zanjón de Granados

El Zanjón de Granados©El Zanjón de Granados

The El Zanjón de Granados is the most important archaeological recovery in the city. On a visit to the complex, it is possible to discover the origins of the city of Buenos Aires.

Defensa 755, C1065 CABA, Argentina

Opening hours: Every day from 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM.

Site: elzanjon.com.ar

Price: 7.000 pesos (El Zanjón + Casa Mínima combined guided tour for non-residents)

10. Museo Histórico Nacional

Museo Histórico Nacional©Museo Histórico Nacional

The Museo Histórico Nacional promotes reflection on Argentine history.

The museum proposes a journey through the cultures of the original peoples, the time of the conquest and establishment of the colonial order, the May Revolution, the Buenos Aires society of 1810, and the crossing of the Andes, among other important episodes in history.

Defensa 1600, C1143 CABA, Argentina

Opening hours: Wednesday to Friday from 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM, Saturday from 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM and Sunday from 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM.

Site: museohistoriconacional.cultura.gob.ar

Price: Free Entry

11. Museo Evita

Museo Evita©Museo Evita

The Museo Evita opened its doors in 2002 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the death of María Eva Duarte de Perón.

The museum houses on its facades and inside the memory of the work carried out by Evita.

Lafinur 2988, B1738ECL CABA, Argentina

Opening hours: From Tuesday to Sunday from 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM.

Site: museoevita.org.ar

Price: 750 pesos

12. Fundación Proa

Fundación Proa©Fundación Proa

Fundación Proa has an annual program of temporary exhibitions and the organization of seminars, courses, conferences, and concerts.

Its programming is centered on the dissemination of the great artistic movements of the 20th and 21st centuries.

Av. Don Pedro de Mendoza 1929, C1169 CABA, Argentina

Opening hours: From Wednesday to Sunday from 12:00 PM to 7:00 PM.

Site: proa.org

Price: Free Entry

13. Museo Benito Quinquela Martín

Museo Benito Quinquela MartínMuseums in Buenos Aires – ©Museo Benito Quinquela Martín

The Museo Benito Quinquela Martín has an important collection of Argentine figurative artworks from the end of the 19th century to the present day and temporary exhibitions.

The painter Quinquela Martín designed this museum, where he also set up his studio and house. On the third floor is the Quinquela Martín House Museum, where his great works and personal objects are on display.

Av. Don Pedro de Mendoza 1835, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Opening hours: From Tuesday to Sunday from 11:15 AM to 6:00 PM.

Site: buenosaires.gob.ar

Price: 500 pesos

14. Colección de Arte Amalia Lacroze de Fortabat

Colección de Arte Amalia Lacroze de Fortabat©Colección de Arte Amalia Lacroze de Fortabat

The Colección de Arte Amalia Lacroze de Fortabat is a private collection, that brings together works of Argentine art from the 19th century to the present and a prominent sector with works by international artists, objects from Egyptian and Greek antiquity.

Olga Cossettini 141, C1107 CABA, Argentina

Opening hours: From Thursday to Sunday from 12:00 PM to 8:00 AM.

Site: coleccionfortabat.org.ar

Price: 700 pesos

15. Museo de la Inmigración

Museo de la InmigraciónMuseus em Buenos Aires – ©Museo de la Inmigración

The Museo de la Inmigración is a space both for building historical memory and for reflecting on current conditions of migration.

The museum’s differential is to present to the public the experience of migrating in its journey, arrival, insertion, and legacy with the inclusion of historical documentation, photographs, films, and contemporary testimonies.

Av. Antártida Argentina S/N, 1104 CABA, Argentina

Opening hours: From Tuesday to Sunday from 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM.

Site: untref.edu.ar

Price: Free Entry

16. Museo de Armas de La Nación Tte. Gral. Pablo Riccheri

Museo de Armas de La Nación Tte. Gral. Pablo Riccheri©Museo de Armas de La Nación Tte. Gral. Pablo Riccheri

The Museo de Armas de La Nación Tte. Gral. Pablo Riccheri is installed in part of the basement of Paz Palace.

The museum houses a complete collection of weapons spanning the periods from the Middle Ages to the present day (it also houses weapons identified as belonging to the Argentine Armada).

Av. Sta. Fe 702, C1059 ABO, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Opening hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 11:00 AM to 6:30 PM.

Site: histarmar.com.ar

Price: 500 pesos

17. Museo Fernández Blanco – Palacio Noel

Museo Fernández Blanco - Palacio Noel©Museo Fernández Blanco – Palacio Noel

Museo Fernández Blanco – Palacio Noel is housed in a Spanish-American neo-colonial building.

The museum houses representative collections of Spanish American art from the 16th, 17th, and 18th centuries.

Suipacha 1422, C1011 CABA, Argentina

Opening hours: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday from 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM, Saturday and Sunday from 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM.

Site: buenosaires.gob.ar

Price: 500 pesos. Free entry on Wednesdays

18. Museo de Arte Español Enrique Larreta

Museo de Arte Español Enrique LarretaMuseums in Buenos Aires – ©Museo de Arte Español Enrique Larreta

The Museo de Arte Español Enrique Larreta was the residence of the Argentine writer Enrique Larreta, a lover of Spanish literature and art.

Today, manifestations of Spanish art from the golden age, theatre, literature, and Spanish culture coexist in its permanent rooms.

Av. Juramento 2291, C1428DNK CABA, Argentina

Opening hours: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday from 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM, Saturday and Sunday from 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM.

Site: buenosaires.gob.ar

Price: 500 pesos. Free entry on Wednesdays

19. Museo de Ciencias Naturales Bernardino Rivadavia

Museo de Ciencias Naturales Bernardino Rivadavia©Museo de Ciencias Naturales Bernardino Rivadavia

The Museo de Ciencias Naturales Bernardino Rivadavia is a natural history museum that houses exhibits divided into sections on birds, reptiles, amphibians, geology, paleontology, and others.

Av. Patricias Argentinas 480, C1405 CABA, Argentina

Opening hours: Every day from 2:00 PM to 7:00 PM.

Site: macnconicet.gob.ar

Price: 800 pesos

20. Museo Sívori

Museo SívoriMuseums in Buenos Aires – ©Museo Sívori

The Museo Sívori houses a collection of more than 4,000 pieces of Argentine art from the 20th and 21st centuries, which it displays in temporary exhibitions alongside works by contemporary artists.

Av. Infanta Isabel 555, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Opening hours: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday from 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM, Saturday and Sunday from 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM.

Site: buenosaires.gob.ar

Price: 500 pesos. Free entry on Wednesdays

21. Museo Casa Carlos Gardel

Museo Casa Carlos GardelMuseums in Buenos Aires – ©Museo Casa Carlos Gardel

The Museo Casa Carlos Gardel is a museum named after the great artist Carlos Gardel, known for his tango compositions. The museum is located in the house where the artist lived with his mother since 1927.

Jean Jaures 735, C1215ACM CABA, Argentina

Opening hours: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday from 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM, Saturday and Sunday from 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM.

Site: buenosaires.gob.ar

Price: 500 pesos. Free entry on Wednesdays

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