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Museo Fundacional, Mendoza

(3.6/5 based on 440+ 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 Mendoza trip itinerary builder, you can arrange your visit to Museo Fundacional and other attractions in Mendoza.
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  • Ideal for visiting it in an afternoon and get to know a little more about the history of this city. The Museum has very good information and good service.
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  • Located in the old town of the city of Mendoza, this museum contains and explains the history since the founding of the same
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  • area is not pretty nor safe, the Museum does not display much, is far away from the city and there's not much to see
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