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. Plan your visit to Museo Casa de Gobierno and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Montevideo travel planner .
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  • The Museum is located in a beautiful building, has a small space intended for exhibition and has basically the chronology of Presidents of Uruguay. I think they could improve and do something more attractive and more things to show. It's free, and the staff are very friendly and attentive. Worth visiting Yes, and in 30-40 minutes see all.
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  • The building was designed by Manoel de Castel and was built between 1873 and 1874. It takes the name from Palacio Estévez because it belonged to Francisco Estévez until the building was acquired by the Uruguayan Government. The Museum is open Monday to Friday from 10 to 17 hours. Free entrance. Fact: are not allowed to take pictures inside the Museum
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  • The Museum was recently renovated. His staging is mediocre but has great historical value. It is a must-see. There's tours and signage is bad but it is very interesting and free. If you are interested in the history, and politics is inescapable.
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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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