Museo Historico Nacional, Buenos Aires

(4/5 based on 170+ reviews on the web)
Learn about Argentina from prehistoric times to the present day at Museo Historico Nacional. Start by exploring the exhibit covering prehistoric Argentina and its indigenous people. Moving on, find informative exhibits about the colonial times and the country's struggle for independence. The museum holds some 50,000 artifacts and host frequent performances by costumed actors, a great way to learn about some of the most significant events in Argentina's history. Our Buenos Aires tourist route planner makes visiting Museo Historico Nacional and other Buenos Aires attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • From La Boca we were walked up Patricios to Defensa and at Lezama Park went to the Museo Histórico Nacional. Most of the museum is dedicated to the Argentine Independence with a great deal on Belgrano...  more »
  • The national historical Museum is located next to the Parque Lezama and is accessible both from the park itself and Defensa Street. It has guided both in Spanish and English on alternate days. Before entering, we can recreate with a courtyard garden with cannons, bronze bells and other ornamental elements such as plates. The building that houses the Museum is an old house reconstituted, with European-style at the end of the 19th century, with beautiful arches and brick. The main entrance door is a replica that had the House of San Martin in France. Once inside, we see the recreation of the may revolution and the war of independence through numerous pictures, portraits and objects of different nature. Among others you can see the William Carr Beresford and corvo Sabre of general José of San Martín, general Manuel Belgrano saber or the jungle of Bartolomé Mitre. There are portraits of several personalities of the history of Argentina, as San Martín, Belgrano or President Hipólito Irigoyen. In short, it is an exciting visit for lovers of history. Ideal to go solo or in pairs.
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  • The Museum is based on the beginnings of argentina, with priceless objects, as the flag created by Belgrano, or Sabre is of General San Martín among other things. As suggestion would say that is necessary that those posters of references also are in others languages and is improve the store of souvenirs
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  • This is the Argentina National History Museum. The country's most important legacy from our past. New exhibitions have been inaugurated. The sword of our most important heroe is under custody here by historical grenadiers. A must for those who are interested in what's happened in the past in this territory.
  • Lot of cool historical Argentine items. Famous uniforms, flags, pieces of the revolution. Cool old 18th century bells and canons that you can touch (and ring!) outside. If the security dude is taking a smoke break, that is.
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  • Ok
  • Small but nice. 20 pesos to get in.