Casa Natal de Sarmiento, San Juan

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Specialty 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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  • a place to visit, and learn more of argentina, well-kept history with a visit guided excellent
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  • It is impressive to visit the birthplace of Sarmiento, belongings and those of his family, especially those of his mother... Very well explained all this through posters.
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  • This House caused me the rare sensation of thought through any door to Paula Albarracín, something that never happened to me in a museum. I liked.
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  • There are many activities to do there
  • Well preserved historical Museum
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  • What a good place! How much history! The House of an impressive hero. His work should be applauded for standing. Excellent guide of the place and its story. No stop of visit it!
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  • It kept in very good condition. It runs in an hour or 40 minutes if you do not want to lose details. A place with much history. If venis to San Juan is a place that you have to visit.
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  • Historical place. The master of America's birthplace. Guided tours with very good material on the life of Domingo Faustino Sarmiento
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