Museo Histórico Nacional del Cabildo y la Revolución de Mayo, Buenos Aires

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3.9/5 based on 500+ reviews on the web
Learn about the birth of the Argentinean nation at Museo Histórico Nacional del Cabildo y la Revolución de Mayo, a historical and architectural gem in the heart of the capital city. The building, recognizable by the eleven arches on its facade, was built in the 18th century as the city's town hall and the seat of the Viceroyalty of the Río de la Plata government. Today the historic edifice houses a museum dedicated to the events that led to Argentina’s independence from Spain, including the May Revolution of 1810. The museum’s permanent exhibition allows you to see authentic artifacts, paintings, clothes, and documents dating back to the nation’s earliest days. Guided tours of the museum are available in both English and Spanish. Add Museo Histórico Nacional del Cabildo y la Revolución de Mayo and other attractions to your Buenos Aires trip itinerary using our Buenos Aires family vacation planner.
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  • A step bound by the history of our country. Loses to compare it with the House of Tucumán. A self-guided or get innings to guide online would be very useful. It has a cost of $15 per person.
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  • The Cabildo, located in front of the Casa Rosada, is the place where Heroes Argentines decreed the revolution of may, prior to the independence of the Spaniards. He is currently a Museum, very nice visit for your infrastructure.
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  • The Cabildo is the name given to municipal corporations imposed in Spanish America during the colonial period that were in charge of the General Administration of colonial towns. The BsAs is a beautiful building, right on the Plaza de Mayo, well maintained. But there's not much to see apart from the building.
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  • Zafa, nada del otro mundo...
  • A nice travel in the early years of Buenos Aires, showing how it rose from and fell into war over the years.
  • Kinda disappointing, I was expecting something else, something better. The building is small, not much history to be seen and nothing unique about this place, not worth entering.
  • Directly opposite the Casa Rosada and one of the few Spanish Colonial buildings remaining in the city. Half of it was unfortunately demolished a century ago to make way for the Avenida de Mayo. Still worth a visit though as part of your tour of the Plaza de Mayo square as it houses a interesting little museum.
  • 15 pesos to get in and not a whole lot to see. They do have English translations for us touristy types, though.
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