Museo Historico Nacional, Buenos Aires

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History Museum
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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  • Although quite small and mainly covering the wars of independence, this was a very good museum with some interesting displays. A good place to spend an hour, perhaps before going to the flea market at...  more »
  • 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 »
  • ... but too bad the signs weren't translated in English, because it's about "universal" history that would interest every foreign traveler to Buenos Aires. The museum is located in a an old colonial S...  more »
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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.
  • Interesting objects, unfortunately ony Spanish text and no translations or audioguide
  • 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.
  • Everyone should visit it! Is good, cheap and very instructive.
  • Great museum with very valuable pieces exhibited.