Museo Nacional de Artes Visuales, Montevideo

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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. Put Museo Nacional de Artes Visuales and other Montevideo attractions into our Montevideo trip planner , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Beautiful exhibition of Uruguayan Visual Arts of first level. The place is beautiful and perfect for art. Worth it!
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  • With a central location and easy parking is in my opinion of the best museums in Montevideo. Excellent plant físics, wide seat of very different samples always well selected as a result of a careful direction. If I get to choose two museums in Montevideo would opt for this and the Museo Blanes. It is worth visiting it. Highly recommended.
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  • I loved it and was pleasantly surprised the visit to this museum. First I visit in Uruguay. It gave me a general idea of the great Uruguayan artists. The atmosphere, rooms, lighting, clean building. Personally, I went to tour the expo of Cuneo and only once a week and half an hour. I would have liked more breadth of guided tours.
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  • Really nice exposition of uruguayan arts. The place offers good info about each piece of art. Constantly changing and introducing new artists.
  • Free entrance, nice space and exposition. Calm place but not cafe or bar to sit.
  • Surprisingly well organised and top notch VA museum in Montevideo. It has character! Worth visiting!
  • It's a small one but packs a lot of nice art. Make sure to visit the Juan Manuel Blanes section.
  • Excellent to discover the excellent uruguayan artistic scene. Really sorthwhe for art amators.

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