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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  • I didn't get here on my prior trip to Montevideo so it was at the top of my list this time. Two floors of really fascinating Uruguayan modern art are augmented by temporary exhibits. Lucky for me I go...  more »
  • There is an exhibition Permanent Representative well and others that are renewed, is worthwhile. Very good cafeteria also
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  • One of the best permanent collections of painting of the Uruguay. It is located in Parque Rodó, in environment according to the place.
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  • Most of the art exhibited during my visit was not particularly my taste, but the layout of the museum is nice, it's free and rather small, so you don't risk much time and money, people working there are super friendly and there is very good free WiFi. And the coffee shop next to the museum is worth a stop.
  • Free access. Great venue for local artist. Good coffee shop
  • 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!

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