Casa Natal de Sarmiento, San Juan

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Specialty Museum Museum
See the birthplace of one of the nation's most famous figures at Casa Natal de Sarmiento, a museum dedicated to the life of Domingo Faustino Sarmiento. A renowned activist, writer, and leader, Sarmiento eventually rose to become the nation's seventh president in the latter half of the 20th century. Visit his childhood home to explore the large collection of contemporary and personal artifacts. Join in on a guided tour to view the home's rooms outfitted with period furniture, and you'll get a clearer image of the world, country, and city in which Sarmiento spent his formative years. Be sure to check the website for information regarding temporary exhibits, special events, and kid-oriented workshops. Put Casa Natal de Sarmiento into our San Juan tour planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in San Juan.
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  • Another of those individuals who appear over the span of history to help humanity see the way along the path up the mountain of life. His depth and span touched upon many aspect of our way of life and...  more »
  • If you have very short time in San Juan, make sure that you visit Casa Natal de Sarmiento. I visited with my son who did not speak Spanish, and they arranged a special tour for him. I was deeply moved...  more »
  • La Casa Natal de Sarmiento is definitely worth a quick visit if you have a couple of days in San Juan and are interested in what is a significant piece of Argentinas history. Although being relatively...  more »
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  • Great place if you're into museums and history. It is the birth house of Domingo Faustino Sarmiento, one of the best historical figures of Argentina. it has both audioguide and regular tour guide. A MUST VISIT if you're doing tourism. Plus, the tourism information of the entire state is just in front of it, so you can do two thing in one. There are also statues you can take photos(free) with of both Sarmiento, and some dinosaurs(the dinosaurs are across the street, not on Sarmiento's house)
  • Historic spot to learn about one of the milestone of Argentina.
  • There are many activities to do there
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  • Very informative space and with enough information about this important public figure that forever changed the course of history in Latin America. Guided tour free and very cool!
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