Remembrance Museum

Museo de la Memoria (MUME)
Tourist experience recommended by Montevideo Tourist Association.


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

The permanent exhibition of the museum includes various objects, photographs and documents related to prisons, popular resistance, exile, the period before the dictatorship, democratic recovery and unfinished stories.

The Museum is located in the former country house of Máximo Santos, representative of the militarism of the 19th century and dictator in that period. The building is located in Prado neighborhood and is from 1878. The house and the park are a national historical monument, being the only example of a nineteenth-century park without modifications in Montevideo.


It has an accessible entrance.


Guided tour to the memorial site “300 Carlos”

The “300 Carlos”, also known as “Inferno Grande” (Great Hell), worked as a clandestine detention and torture center during the civic-military dictatorship. Located in the facilities of the Material and Armament Service, there were taken at least 600 people during the dictatorial regime, subjected to cruel and inhuman treatment.

Guided tours are held on the second Saturday of each month for free and with previous registration. 

Registration: o (+598) 2355 5891

Free admission
Mondays to Saturdays from 10 am to 6pm. Guided tours: Saturdays at 4:00 p.m.Park: Mondays to Saturdays from 08am to 6pm.

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