Museo Casa de Gobierno, Montevideo

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As the former official presidential house, Museo Casa de Gobierno today serves as a museum where visitors can delve into the country's past presidents. Learn about every national leader in Uruguayan history as you stroll among historical artifacts from the house. Items like silverware, artwork, and furniture remain from decades past. For a good look at the classical architecture, view the attraction from Independence Square, just outside. For Museo Casa de Gobierno and beyond, use our Montevideo trip builder to get the most from your Montevideo vacation.
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  • The place itself, does much to information that you can have a read about our country. In the old town there are better museums to understand and enjoy our story.
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  • Politics of Uruguay history interesting to know a little visit. Customs, historical objects, busts of Presidents... do not charge entry
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  • A very good place to learn about the history of the Presidents of our country. It is highly recommended to go with school children in advanced classes.
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  • Wonderful museum and nice building.
  • Beautiful place to visit
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  • Stop forced. Great variety of pieces. It is not allowed to take pictures inside. Very good friendly staff.
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  • Museum of the Presidents of Uruguay. Original parts in a historical building that was headquarters of the Presidency of the Republic.
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