Museo Posta de Los Hornillos, Tilcara

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If you’re a history or architecture buff, make a point to stop by Museo Posta de Los Hornillos. Built in 1772, the postal station dates from the colonial era and was an important station in the battle for independence. Visit the museum inside to view relics from colonial times, including art, furniture, weapons, and tools. Many heroes of the independence rested here after battling against the royalists, such as General Manuel Belgrano. You can view some interesting letters belonging to Belgrano, as well as the bed he slept in while he was there. A small chapel stands nearby as well, but it can only be viewed from the outside. Put Museo Posta de Los Hornillos on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Province of Jujuy vacation generator.
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  • This place holds an immense historical value and is definitely worth a quick stop to appreciate it and reflect. It's a beautiful building and has a lot of historical objects being exhibited. Sadly, it...  more »
  • When we arrived the gentleman on staff was extremely nervous and appeared to be drunk. The entrance fee for 3 people was 105 and he was unable to give change or to let the 3 of us visit for only 100, ...  more »
  • This is small museum/historical landmark, that is worth a quick stop on the way . There is relatively little to see but the place is overall nicely organized and historical explanations are quite inte...  more »