Museo Municipal de Bellas Artes Juan Manuel Blanes, Montevideo

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Explore the history of Uruguayan art and design at Museo Municipal de Bellas Artes Juan Manuel Blanes. Built as a villa in 1870, the main building passed into state hands in the 1920s, opening as a museum in 1930. Artworks displayed here show the development of style, form, and subject matter in the works of artists like Juan Manuel Blanes, Rafael Barradas, and Pedro Figari. The museum grounds include neatly sculpted gardens, water features, and ancient trees, linked by sign-posted routes. Put Museo Municipal de Bellas Artes Juan Manuel Blanes and other Montevideo attractions into our Montevideo online vacation builder , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Beautiful place where you can appreciate works of artists ranging, to the ocurrenci, from the classics to the contemporary, in a beautiful house with a beautiful garden in the environment, which would complement the visit
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  • The museum is free and has different types of paintings. It is really small but very cozy. Definetly worth a visit. Behind the museum there is the japanes garden and not far from there, there is the b...  more »
  • The Museum is located a bit far from the Center and busiest neighborhoods, such as Punta Carretas, but worth the offset. Very well organized, with well-preserved works of various artists, well explained and presented. Through them you can see some of the Uruguayan history. It is worth noting also the architecture of the place, being an attractive. Annex to the Museum there is a Japanese garden, small, but very beautiful and enjoyable for a sunny day. Both garden when the Museum are free. Recommend!
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