Museo Gauchesco y Parque Criollo Ricardo Guiraldes, San Antonio de Areco

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Take a tour of an informative institution proudly dedicated to preserving local culture and traditions at Museo Gauchesco y Parque Criollo Ricardo Guiraldes. Opened in 1938 in a purpose-built building on an almost 90 hectare (222 acre) plot of land, this museum takes the form of an old estate surrounded by a moat. A drawbridge marks the entrance, while colonial tiling on the roof and whitewashed walls remain the attraction's main features. The theme carries on inside, with several rooms filled with artifacts dedicated to explaining the local culture and the artistic, engineering, and agricultural heritage of the area. Put Museo Gauchesco y Parque Criollo Ricardo Guiraldes at the forefront of your travel plans using our San Antonio de Areco travel route builder tool .
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  • Here a museum operated in old administrator houses with usual tool, which at the beginning of the 19.Jahrhundert is to a good life.
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  • Very nice Museum to learn. Good storytelling of the guidelines place explaining the history, fauna, traditions and life of Ricardo Güiraldes. You can not go to San Antonio de Areco bypassing the pulpería "La Blanqueada" that is inside the Museum. In addition there are several other things to see: the cistern, an historic ombú and Gaucho typical things inside the building. The entrance is free. Only one if you want to be a collaboration. That it should do so because the staff deserves it. The place is a few blocks from the so-called "Old bridge". Recommended.
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  • It is worth to go... We had to go so fast because it closed at 17 pm... We never got to see the grocery store... Very well organized and maintained... It is to recommend...
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  • Loved it. Remote, but wonderful information, timelines, and artifacts from wagons to spurs, mate gourds, those things they threw to bind cattle legs, and many other things in several buildings. The little town nearby has decent helado and a place that makes alfajores and chocolates. I definitely recommend a visit even though it's a way outside BA.
  • Virtual Parkour of the Guiraldes museum. It's free and you will see the origins of the Gauchos there. La pulperia, different kind of horses ornament and tools to guide them, some history, etc. Then you can go and visit the rest of San Antonio de Areco.
  • Very nice museum about gaucho history. Well maintained and definitely worth a visit.
  • Pretty small and boring...
  • A place with lots of green. Much peace. To enjoy with family. Well kept and clean.
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