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. Use our Montevideo family vacation planner to add Museo Municipal de Bellas Artes Juan Manuel Blanes and other attractions to your Montevideo vacation plans.
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  • The collection of the Museum, the infrastructure and the Park around it are fantastic. It is an appropriate site for those who like painting, architecture, history and enjoy an outdoor park. There for all interests. Two great Uruguayan painters have works exhibited here: Blanes and Figari. There are usually temporary exhibitions and concerts in the open air. It also has a beautiful Japanese garden and a beautiful park around the House where the Museum is. The entrance is free.
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  • Museum with beautiful aisaje around located in Prado Montevideo neighborhood, close to the Bot´nico garden. It has paintings by several authors but mainly the Uruguayan painter Juan Manuel Blanes and also of Pedro Figari among others. Beautiful outdoor Park
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  • In the cool of the room, the visitor learns details about the heroes of the independence. And this, especially without admission. The visit of the two floors is recommended. Students present to assist.
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