Museums

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It is located in the historic center of the city and is one of the so-called identity museums.

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The idea of ​​a Torres García Museum began after the death of the artist Joaquín Torres García in 1949.

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The museum is dedicated to the memory of the 29 people who died in the plane crash that occurred in the Andes Mountains at the end of 1972.

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Educational museum that combines original pieces with excellent quality replicas.

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Its main goals are to present innovative museum proposals and propose a place to dialogue. 

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The Museum is located in the south part of the city, less than 10 blocks from the main avenue, 18 de Julio, and also from the coastline.

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The Contemporary Art Center is a place dedicated exclusively to contemporary art and its own problems.

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It is an art museum that deals with conservation, research and communication of the heritage constituted by the work of Pedro Figari and his son Juan Carlos.

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This three-level mansion is an exceptional example of the city's historical-architectural heritage.

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The museum was inaugurated in 1999 and has a permanent exhibition that traces the history of those who have been presidents of our country.

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Its permanent exhibition consists of a complete collection of works by the artist José Gurvich.

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The AGADU Museum has a permanent exhibition of objects of prominent personalities of our culture.

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The Museum of Decorative Arts is located in the former residence of the Ortiz de Taranco family.

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The building that the museum occupies belongs to the period of development of the XIX century of the country houses with an historicist styles of the Miguelete stream.

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The MUMI illustrates, explains and disseminates the phenomenon of migration.

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

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The building where the museum is located has been a historical monument since 1975.

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It was the house that the architect Julio Vilamajó built for his family in 1930.

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The museum is responsible for spread plastic and visual culture, documenting the evolution of national art and increasing the collection of plastic and visual arts in the country.

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Inaugurated in 1981, it is an institution that preserves, studies, exhibits, disseminates the tangible and intangible maritime heritage of humanity for study, education and recreation purposes.

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On the mezzanine floor of the Central Bank of Uruguay, is located the Numismatic Museum.

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It is an institution dedicated to the construction of memory about State terrorism and the Uruguayan people's struggle against the dictatorship.

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It was inaugurated in 1995 and is an interactive science center, as well as being a national benchmark in promoting scientific culture.

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It is located in the Centenario Stadium, below the Tower of Homages ("Torre de los Homenajes") and the Olympic Tribune ("Tribuna Olimpica").

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It was founded in 1889 and its purpose is to publicize the progress made in pedagogy.

The "Eduardo Iglesias" Museum depends on the company Automóvil Club del Uruguay and was founded in 1982.

Museums of the Colegio Pío


Historic "Monsignor Luis Lasagna"
Natural Sciences "P. Luis Marzorati" created in 1925
Meteorological Observatory of Colegio Pío since 2006

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It was created in 2003 and its goal is to democratize access to culture and make it an instrument of cooperation and development.

Also known as the Carriage and Transport Museum.

Es una institución sin fines de lucro, destinada a la difusión del arte en sus diferentes disciplinas.

José Gervasio Artigas is considered the father of the country. His mausoleum is located in the center of the main square of Montevideo, the Independence Square.

It is located on the property that was originally the headquarters of the “El Oriental” Tram Station.

It belonged to Juan Francisco Giro, legislator and president of Uruguay.

 

The areas where the association's work stands out are the life and work of Mario Benedetti, literature and human rights.

Inaugurated in 1902, the Botanical Garden of Montevideo is the only one in the country.

The museum is located in Punta Carretas neighborhood and was the writer’s summer house and his family. In this house, the poet received many visits from artists and politicians. 

 

 

It develops and maintains scientifique collections (biological, paleontological and geological) both for investigation and scientific dissemination. 

 

 

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 has more than 2000 records belonging to 700 personalities from cultural life, politics, science, sport and music.

 

The house of Giuseppe Garibaldi is one of the houses that are part of the National Historical Museum. Its goal is that the public knows the process of formation of the country as an independent state.

The country house of Luis Alberto de Herrera is one of the houses that are part of the National Historical Museum. Its goal is that the public knows the process of formation of the country as an independent state.

The house of Juan Antonio Lavalleja is one of the houses that are part of the National Historical Museum. Its goal is that the public knows the process of formation of the country as an independent state.

The house of Fructuoso Rivera is the main venue of the National Historical Museum. Its goal is that the public knows the process of formation of the country as an independent state.

The Museum was founded in 2011 and in there you can find the most representative and important trophies in the history of this football team.

Its aim is to show images related to the history, heritage and identity of Uruguayans and Latin Americans.

Walking through the museum you enter into the mysteries of a millenary practice, Alchemy.

The house of Antonio Montero is one of the houses that are part of the National Historical Museum. Its goal is that the public knows the process of formation of the country as an independent state.

The Sodre has three auditoriums and an exhibition hall.

It is the most important theater and the one with the greatest architectural value in the city.

It is located in Fabini Square and was born as an exhibition center in 1936.

This historical chalet, famous for being the place where the tango singer Carlos Gardel spent his summers, has two important museums to visit, one dedicated to Gardel and the other to turf. The first has original pictures, objects and memories of the artist and also, an interesting semi virtual proposition where through smartphones you can enjoy multimedia content in English and Spanish. 

 

 

It is located on the ground floor of Salvo Palace, where “La Giralda” patisserie used to be at the beginning of the 20th century and where “La Cumparsita”, the famous tango written by Gerardo Matos Rodríguez, was played for the first time. 

The Museum exhibits the collection of Arq. Alejandro Artucio Urioste, made up of more than 5,000 pieces collected in a period of 40 years.

It is located in an Arab-style building facing the sea and was inaugurated on May 27, 1956.