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Museo Fundacional, Mendoza
(3.9/5 based on 420+ reviews on the web)
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 Las Heras trip itinerary builder, you can arrange your visit to Museo Fundacional and other attractions in Las Heras.
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  • Certainly, if I were a tourist it would give me a tour of this place, this cute square where he began the history of the modern Mendoza. Here lie the remains of the birth of our city, I love this place!
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  • The Museum is very good, is not a long haul for what can be combined with the walk to the plaza or the ruins of San Francisco.
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  • The Museum is closed for now, but guards are very friendly and make you go to see, but there is no guide. However, it is worth the penalty is very educational and is well complete.
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  • This was the place of the original City hall, then a slaughter house, a market and now finally a museum. You can see the old foundation for the original building. It has some pre-colombian artifacts. It is all in spanish but you can understand most of whats going on. Regular price is $30, students pay $14
  • Nice small local museum with modern displays and local history.
  • Historic place. A somewhat small exhibition. Nice guides.
  • History of mendoza
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  • Very beautiful
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