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

(4.3/5 based on 380+ reviews on the web)
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 and other San Antonio de Areco attractions into our San Antonio de Areco tour planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Charming spot, walking distance from San Antonio centre. Plenty of information about Gaucho culture and life 60 - 100 years ago in the Argentine countryside including a recreated 'pulperia'.  more »
  • a place autocno with delicate care by our tradition and our ancestor and its heroes .emotivo and didactic, to learn about our history and its origins.
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  • Very nice city, we liked some of its historic buildings, square, the Church and the walk along the Areco River.
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  • Very nice museum about gaucho history. Well maintained and definitely worth a visit.
  • Interesting, but little thing to see.
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  • A GEM that one must not miss when you walk to San Antonio de Areco, go to 12:30 or 3 pm which is the timetable of guided tours, take it the Guide are 10! Next to the Museum is the Blanquita, old-fashioned general store, accompanied by centenarian trees. Then cross the river and reach the Centre of the village with silverware, braiding and saddlery businesses in the vicinity of the central square. A few blocks away the copper pot La Chocolaterie, DELICATESSEN that produce! Don't miss the Church opposite the plaza.
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  • Very cute!
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  • He was very good with my classmates were excursion Oh and I love super experience
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