Carnival Museum
Tourist experience recommended by Montevideo Tourist Association.

 

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

Torres García Museum
Tourist experience recommended by Montevideo Tourist Association. 

 

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

Andes Museum 1972
Tourist experience recommended by the Montevideo Tourist Association.

 

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.

Art History Museum
Tourist experience recommended by Montevideo Tourist Association.

 

Educational museum that combines original pieces with excellent quality replicas.

Cabildo Historical Museum

Tourist experience recommended by the Montevideo Tourist Association.

 

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

Cannabis Museum
Tourist experience recommended by the Montevideo Tourist Association.

 

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.

Contemporary Art Center
Tourist experience recommended by Montevideo Tourist Association.

 

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

Figari Museum
Tourist experience recommended by the Montevideo Tourist Association.

 

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.

Gaucho Museum
Tourist experience recommended by the Montevideo Tourist Association.

 

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

Government House Museum (Estévez Palace)
Tourist experience recommended by the Montevideo Tourist Association.

 

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

Gurvich Museum
Tourist experience recommended by Montevideo Tourist Association.

 

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

Museum and Documentation Center of the Main Association of Authors of Uruguay (AGADU)
Tourist experience recommended by the Montevideo Tourist Association.

 

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

Museum of Decorative Arts (Taranco Palace)
Tourist experience recommended by the Montevideo Tourist Association.

 

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

Museum of Fine Arts "Juan Manuel Blanes"
Tourist experience recommended by the Montevideo Tourist Association.

 

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.

Museum of Migrations (MUMI)
Tourist experience recommended by the Montevideo Tourist Association.

 

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

Museum of Pre Columbian and Indigenous Art (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.

Museum of the Army of Engineers "Aduana de Oribe"
Tourist experience recommended by the Montevideo Tourist Association.

 

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

Museum Vilamajó House
Tourist experience recommended by the Montevideo Tourist Association.

 

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

National Museum Of Visual Arts
Tourist experience recommended by Montevideo Tourist Association.

 

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.

Navy Museum
Tourist experience recommended by the Montevideo Tourist Association.

 

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.

Numismatic Museum
Tourist experience recommended by the Montevideo Tourist Association.

 

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

Remembrance Museum
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.

Science Space
Tourist service recommended by Montevideo Tourist Association.

 

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

Soccer Museum
Tourist experience recommended by the Montevideo Tourist Association.

 

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

“José Pedro Varela” Pedagogical Museum
Tourist experience recommended by Montevideo Tourist Association.

 

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

Car Museum

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

Colegio Pío Museums

Museums of the Colegio Pío


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

For hours and details, check with the place.

 

Cultural Center of Spain

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

Fernando García Museum and Park

Also known as the Carriage and Transport Museum.

Fundación Iturria

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

General Artigas Mausoleum

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.

Goes Terminal Cultural Center

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

Historic National Museum - Giró House

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

 

Legislative Palace (Congress)

It was inaugurated on August 25, 1925, after having undergone changes of location, extensions and modifications.

Mario Benedetti Association

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

Museum and Botanical Garden “Prof. Atilio Lombardo”

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

Museum Juan Zorrilla de San Martín House

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. 

 

 

Museum of Natural History

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

 

 

National Anthropology Museum

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.

National Archive of the Image and the Word- SODRE

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

 

National Historical Museum (Garibaldi House)

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.

National Historical Museum (Herrera House)

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.

National Historical Museum (Lavalleja House)

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.

National Historical Museum (Rivera House)

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.

Peñarol Museum

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.

Photography Center

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

Pittamiglio Castle

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

Romantic Museum (Montero House)

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.

Salvo Palace

Salvo Palace is located in the corner of Independence Square and 18 de Julio Avenue, at the beginning of Downtown.

 

Sodre

The Sodre has three auditoriums and an exhibition hall.

Solís Theatre

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

SUBTE Exhibition Center

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

Tango and Turf Museum

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. 

 

 

Tango Museum

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. 

Tile Museum

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.

Zoological Museum "Dámaso A. Larrañaga"

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