Romantic Museum (Montero House)

Museo Romántico

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 house was built in 1831 by José Toribio, for the merchant Antonio Montero. It has a neoclassical façade and is structured on two levels around a large open patio.

The museum has a permanent exhibition that covers the interior environments and the way of life of the upper urban sectors, mainly from the second half of the 19th century.

There is a library that has more than 1500 titles of national and international newspapers and magazines. The collections can be requested through the email

Also, there is the Musicology section, currently closed to the public, but whose collections can be requested through



434 25 de Mayo and Misiones St

Free admission
Wednesday to Sunday: 12 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Type of audiences
All audiences

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