Centro Cultural del Bicentenario, Santiago del Estero

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Specialty Museum
Occupying both the neoclassical old town hall and a modern building, Centro Cultural del Bicentenario houses a historical, an anthropological, and a fine arts museum. Upon entering, walk across the large courtyard on the ground floor and see the old water fountain. At the historical museum, you'll find out more about the missionary work of the Jesuits. Visit the hall of sacred art to see crucifixes, religious carvings, busts of national heroes, and many images of Jesus and Mary. The anthropological museum boasts collections of musical instruments, urns, vases, arrowheads, stone axes, and more, while the art museum exhibits works of local and national artists, from pre-Columbian pottery to contemporary paintings. To visit Centro Cultural del Bicentenario and other attractions in Santiago del Estero, use our Santiago del Estero vacation route planner.
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  • You won't find anywhere the opening houres: it is from 9am to 9 pm but - of course - closed during the siesta from 2pm - 4/5pm. Apart from that very spacious building with a load of different things t...  more »
  • The Centro Cultural del Bicentenario in Santiago del Estero situated in the recently renovated Plaza Libertad used to be a dilapidated police station. The old colonial building has been restored and t...  more »
  • The best cultural option in Santiago del Estero The place is fantastic and the staff is professiona Don t miss it  more »
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  • The place I love the excellent and good quality products... VERY RICH ALL
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  • Excellent place. Very relaxing and quiet. Very rich coffee. Excellent attention.
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  • Well achieved architecture. It does not have wide variety of items but it deserves to be visited. Carefully in all its aspects
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  • Good place. Good attention. Recommended for family
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  • It's great! It summarizes the history of a province and city. A visit to meet santiagans
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