Museo del Carnaval, Montevideo

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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. Put Museo del Carnaval at the forefront of your travel plans using our Montevideo online tour itinerary builder .
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  • We went to the scaffold of the Museum and enjoy a beautiful night. You can tour part of the history of Carnival in Montevideo.
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  • This place has some info about the development of carnival in Uruguay, some old photos and a collection of costumes, although almost all are recent ones. It's around the corner from the Mercado del Pu...  more »
  • Visited this museum and great information started with amazing staff so nice and friendly I speak Spanish but still amazing then the museum was a world of information on Carnaval from murgas history a...  more »
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  • If you have nothing else to do then by all means visit here. I personally didn't care for it though the staff was very friendly. It's just two rooms and very small.
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  • 100 Uruguay pesos to get in. Down interesting costumes with lots of information. Some is in English.
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