Museo Nacional de Artes Visuales, Montevideo

(4.5/5 based on 240+ reviews on the web)
Acquaint yourself with the works of local Uruguayan artists at Museo Nacional de Artes Visuales. Since its inauguration in 1911, the museum has hosted vast permanent collections of famous Uruguayan artists' work, as well as numerous temporary foreign exhibits. View more than 6,000 pieces by Uruguayan painters, among them Rafael Barradas, Pedro Figari, and Jose Cuneo. In addition, you'll see a selection of artworks by Picasso, Rodin, Klee, and other international artists. Admire the paintings, sculptures, photographs, and sketches, and rest in the peaceful garden area. Use our Montevideo trip itinerary builder to visit Museo Nacional de Artes Visuales on your trip to Montevideo, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Is one of those museums that more I enjoy, is can observe and enjoy paintings of various artists of our country, in different periods historical. In addition to being an active Museum, they are always offering lectures, courses, etc. I recommend receive email electronic with new features. The environment, the garden, is a very special, beautiful and peaceful place, a work of art in itself. I would like to that the personal of curatorship or guides were more present in the Hall's exhibition. Perhaps just my visits not have coincidido with his presence, as have had doubts and them unique that is found are them and the guards of safety. Although they are informed and are friendly, they do not manage the information and in addition it is not its task.
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  • By far, the best museum in Montevideo! I only regret that we went in our last afternoon in the city, and I'd had loved going for a second visit. So much to digest. The permanent collection by itself i...  more »
  • The works presented, when I visited Montevideo, was very intriguing. The Salon is huge, very spacious.
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  • It's a small one but packs a lot of nice art. Make sure to visit the Juan Manuel Blanes section.
  • National museum of fine arts.
  • Local artist, not necessarily recent. Free. A bit small.
  • Very nice place
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  • Interesting temporary exhibitions, permanent works of great value.
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