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Museo Fundacional, Mendoza

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History Museum Museum
For a piece of history visit Museo Fundacional, dedicated to preserving the ruins of Mendoza's first government building, a colonial-era town council. Destroyed by an earthquake in 1861, the remains of the building are preserved in a chamber in the museum. View objects from colonial times, photographs, models, and dioramas that tell the history of the city. The museum also houses exhibits of local artists' paintings and sculptures, as well as interesting old weapons, maps, and other objects. By using our Mendoza trip itinerary builder, you can arrange your visit to Museo Fundacional and other attractions in Mendoza.
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  • We visited the Museum and really carrying guide you to that time with his story of the old city, a place to not miss.
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  • The history of Mendoza, his early years, avalanches, earthquake. Notable social differences, the first workers
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  • You are all armed to enjoy and learn the history of Mendoza City. Ideal to go with kids since each sector is an interactive place where boys are part of the history (you can dress, can dig or till you see on the curators in live). Note the good vibes and friendliness of all who work there.
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Where to stay in Mendoza

As the center of Argentina's wine industry, Mendoza offers plenty of conventional hostel and hotel options, as well as a good selection of short-term apartments for rent. Visitors taking language courses or spending several weeks on the wine route usually snatch these early in the tourist season (which lasts from mid-December to late-February), so it's a good idea to do some research and contact the owners before you arrive. Keep in mind that some of the town's hostels only offer beds to guests signed up for their wine tours.
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