Museum of Pre Columbian and Indigenous Art (MAPI)

Museo de Arte Precolombino e Indígena (MAPI)
Tourist experience recommended by the Montevideo Tourist Association.


The Museum offers a permanent exhibition of archaeological and ethnographic pieces belonging to different cultures originating from the American continent.

It also conducts research, temporary exhibitions and publications on different aspects related to its theme. It has a library service where you can find national and foreign publications on pre-Columbian and indigenous art, exclusive editions, audiovisual and multimedia material of national production, children's books, posters and cards.

The museum offers a gastronomic proposal dedicated to coffee, gastronomy and art, in a specially recovered space. MAPI Café has gastronomic proposals in the morning, brunch, lunch and afternoon in a unique meeting space. It also offers special afternoon and evening activities with themed dinners, music, theater, visual arts, conferences, talks, literature, academic debates, business and diplomatic meetings, among others.

On the museum website you can download the audio video guide for mobile devices in Spanish, English and Portuguese.

On Mondays entry to the museum is free.


25 de Mayo 279 esq. Colón

Con costo
Todo público
Correo electrónico

-34.906874, -56.210153