Museo Municipal de Bellas Artes Juan Manuel Blanes, Montevideo

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Art Museum
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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  • Perhaps it was a the price (free), or the fact it was air conditioned or it was the main exhibit when we were there, but this place was a treat. Normally not big on museums of this type, I went a wee ...  more »
  • Great museum with art from Argentinian artists. There is a free tour in English. The museum and tour are free.  more »
  • Interesting place to visit. It is located in the neighborhood were rich people used to live . In the area you can still see some big or interesting houses with a big garden .  more »