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Museo del Cabildo, Asuncion

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For a piece of Paraguayan history, visit Museo del Cabildo, a museum containing many tidbits from the local culture. The museum is situated in the Cabildo building, a colonial-era mansion and seat of the first Paraguayan Senate, later housing the Congress. Admire the imposing pink facade of the building and explore the museum exhibits inside. Varied items showcased include important political documents, pottery, tools, and everyday items from the indigenous community. See the collections of modern and colonial artworks, an exhibit dedicated to Paraguayan music and dance, or one of the other collections of cultural pieces. Using our online itinerary creator, Asuncion attractions like Museo del Cabildo can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Fine building om the Plaza de Independencia and entrance is free. The history of immigration is well worth the visit. However if you do not understand Spanish you will need to go with a guide.  more »
  • This is a great museum inside the Cabildo. There is a section on traditional Indian handicrafts along with some really good artworks. When I went there were some photographs being exhibited I think ab...  more »
  • It's the big Pink building by the plaza de armas, NOT the address currently listed on tripadvisor. The museum is small and has some decent exhibitions. I found the upstairs and its history about immig...  more »