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. Plan to see Museo del Carnaval and other attractions that appeal to you using our Montevideo trip itinerary builder.
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  • For all renowned is, leaves much to be desired. It has very few samples and representative for what is our Carnival. Much is missing to be a museum.
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  • celebrated visit to conoer the details of this celebration typical of montevideo, coordinate guides is better. also there is show n live on summer afternoons
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  • The Museum is small and there's not much to see, the place is well assembled and organized, but there are just fantasies. Only worth it for those who are already on the market from the port because it is next to.
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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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  • Nice place.

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