Museo Nacional de Artes Visuales, Montevideo
(4.5/5 based on 220+ 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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  • The Museum is located near the Parque Rodó, easy access and beautiful. The customer service and responsiveness are tasteful, the booklet is great too. Worth really worth knowing, and it's still free.
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  • A small Museum near the parque rodó. Was having an exhibition of chairs, pretty cool. Can meet soon. We went on Sunday and it was open.
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  • Uruguay has been characterized by a lot of very good artists, primarily painters. Here you will find a good selection of these in a small museum, bright and located in the middle of a park. Visit day
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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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