Fernando García Museum and Park

Museo y Parque Fernando García

Also known as the Carriage and Transport Museum.

The Museum has 17 hectares of park, with 5 buildings and has a permanent carriage exhibition, one of the most important in America, and a photographic exhibition.

Within the Park there are three important buildings, the chalet, the garage and the stables.

The chalet

It was built in the 1930s for a weekend getaway for the García family.

Nowadays it is the headquarters of the administration of the Museum and houses the photographic exhibition: "Trades and means of transport". In there, you can explore the world of trades related to the manufacture of carriages and the handling of different types of hitching horses for work in the city and in the countryside.

The garage

Different types of vintage carriages are housed in it, which were used by aristocrats in the last two centuries.

The stables

Its construction shows a combination of stone, press brick and wood. It has 12 boxes with hardwood sides and incense wood doorways with wrought iron locks.

Many race horses, light draft and saddle used to gather there. Currently, draft horses are housed, which are also used for equine therapy activities.

Guided visits

Guided tours are conducted for any group of more than five people. Visits are coordinated by: museofernandogarcia@imm.gub.uy or (+598) 2601 9228

Address

Camino Carrasco esq. Santa Mónica
Uruguay

Price
Free admission
Schedule
Tuesdays to Sundays from 10pm to 4pm. Park: Everyday from 09am to 6pm.
Type of audiences
All audiences
Email
museofernandogarcia@imm.gub.uy

-34.866761408508, -56.061187557671