National Anthropology Museum

Museo Nacional de Anropología

In 1979, the Ministry of Education and Culture authorized the installation in this Estate of the Archaeological, Paleontological and Geological Collections donated to the State by Professor Francisco Oliveras. Based on this donation, in 1981, the National Museum of Anthropology was created, which opened its doors to the public in 1988.

The museum is located in the Quinta Mendilaharsu belonging to this family, María Antonia Netto being in charge of its decoration, gardens, etc. until her death in 1949. Then her grandson will live there, selling the property in 1969 to an educational institution. In 1975, the Quinta was declared a National Historic Monument, being acquired by the State in 1977.

In 1979, the Ministry of Education and Culture authorized the installation in this Estate of the Archaeological, Paleontological and Geological Collections donated to the State by Professor Francisco Oliveras. Based on this donation, in 1981, the National Museum of Anthropology was created, which opened its doors to the public in 1988.

The National Museum of Anthropology has an Archeology Collection, an Ethnography and Folklore Collection and a contemporary one.

Address

948 Avda. de las Instrucciones
Uruguay

Price
Free admission
Schedule
Monday to Friday: 10 am to 5 pm
Type of audiences
All audiences

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