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

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. Plan to visit Museo Histórico Nacional del Cabildo y la Revolución de Mayo during your Buenos Aires vacation using our convenient Buenos Aires trip itinerary maker app .
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  • A place that everyone must know. Find timetables with guide, to be able to approach imaginarily a little more time. The entrance is a volunteer ($ 15). Totally recommended. Two hours maximum visit.
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  • Reconstruction of an old colonial building, which it is rumored was the oldest of the city (which incidentally I doubt). The small museum inside is free and cute. Globally it is worth losing at most a half hour.
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  • Cabildo is the name given to municipal corporations during the colonial period. It is located close to the Casa Rosada and tells the story of Buenos Aires. Open from Tuesdays to Sundays at different times and the ticket costs 15 pesos (R $3.00).
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  • This is a must for all the Argentinean people. This is where freedom was declared for the first time! Be part of Argentina story visiting this place
  • THE place to visit in Buenos Aires
  • This place is the key to understanding of independence if Argentina. Very little information in English is available.
  • Beautiful, interesting, and although there are better museums, this one is in a very fortunate location (everything else is nearby, so little effort to come here is needed for the tourist). Collection is small and it feels like there is more text to be read than artifacts to be seen, but ultimately worth the visit.
  • A must visit. There is a nice patio inside where you can drink Coffee or eat something sometimes.

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