Museo del Carnaval, Montevideo

(3.1/5 based on 300+ reviews on the web)
Take a stroll through a fun and informative cultural institution at Museo del Carnaval, dedicated to detailing the history and traditions of carnival in Uruguay. Completed in 2006, the museum takes you down a lifelike cobblestone street and through a range of enjoyable and interactive exhibits, showing the costumes, music, and colors that take over the country's towns between late January and mid-February each year. See masks, instruments, and vehicles that have become symbols of the carnival, and pick up some gift ideas at the onsite shop. Plan to see Museo del Carnaval and other attractions that appeal to you using our Montevideo trip itinerary builder.
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  • This is a small and very interesting museum. There is plenty of information with all the items. You can see the whole place in about 2 hrs tops. It will help understand the Carnaval in Uruguay. Go the...  more »
  • We were the year past, I think that currently is closed. I had cute local Carnival costumes. NOT to be confused with Carnival Brazilian, is not the same. find out before!
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  • It is more than deserved this homage to the Uruguayan Carnival. In the Museum you can see a tour of street musicians of all time and key characters of the Carnival, costumes and instruments are exhibited. The samples van vary. During January and February is can assist to a boardwalk in the courtyard of the Museum, counts with a restaurant and sometimes shows musical. A place to go to enjoy, without a doubt.
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  • 100 Uruguay pesos to get in. Down interesting costumes with lots of information. Some is in English.
  • I had a bad experience
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  • Spacious place with a roofed section and another outdoor free where it conducted concerts and festivals.
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  • excellent for hints of rock, presentations and more...
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  • It is a Museum in which are interactive presentations with students while discussed the functions fulfilled by each of the characters that make up the different parts of the Carnival long world
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