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Museo Municipal de Bellas Artes Juan Manuel Blanes

Av. Millan 4015, Montevideo 11714, Uruguay
+598 2336 2248
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Surprisingly nice

Perhaps it was a the price (free), or the fact it was air conditioned or it was the main exhibit... read more

Reviewed 27 December 2016
Kegan36604
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Mobile, AL
Great museum for viewing Argentinian art

Great museum with art from Argentinian artists. There is a free tour in English. The museum and... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2016
flytarheel
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Some of Uruguay’s most celebrated artists are exhibited at this national art museum, which features different types of art work from the country’s beginnings to modern times.
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good41%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
26 Dec 2016
“Surprisingly nice”
26 Oct 2016
“Great museum for viewing Argentinian art”
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Av. Millan 4015, Montevideo 11714, Uruguay
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Reviewed 27 December 2016

Perhaps it was a the price (free), or the fact it was air conditioned or it was the main exhibit when we were there, but this place was a treat. Normally not big on museums of this type, I went a wee bit bit begrudgingly....More

1  Thank Kegan36604
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Great museum with art from Argentinian artists. There is a free tour in English. The museum and tour are free.

1  Thank flytarheel
Reviewed 25 June 2016

Interesting place to visit. It is located in the neighborhood were rich people used to live . In the area you can still see some big or interesting houses with a big garden .

1  Thank alejk2016
Reviewed 6 June 2016

The Municipal museum is free to access and has plenty of interesting artwork to admire! Would definitely go there again!

Thank Engerdes
Reviewed 29 February 2016

This museum has some very unique artwork, my favorite is the depiction of the "33 orientales" as well as some work by Figari. However, I keep on coming back to visit the unique Japanese garden. Even though the garden is relatively small, it's vey special...More

Thank Traveler21century
Reviewed 2 February 2016

Please do not visit this museum with high expectations. It is small but there are several very worthwhile pieces of Latin American art. It is an eccentric little museum but worth visiting for the art lover with an open mind.

Thank carmelouruguay
Reviewed 20 November 2015

Small museum with 4 galleries of paintings. One dedicated to Blanes and the others to rotating works. There is no charge but a box for donations. The major Blanes paintings portray significant events in Uruguayan history. The Japanese garden in the grounds behind the museum...More

Thank bjstefan
Reviewed 22 October 2015 via mobile

This is a good museum of paintings and building.The ambience is very good .If you have time visit and spend some time worth the visit.

Thank SE s
Reviewed 20 March 2015

This museum is very interesting, and the building is a work of art per se. You can see oil paintings, sculptures, and a variety of styles. Be sure not to miss it if you are in Montevideo and love art.

1  Thank camiri58
Reviewed 28 February 2015

Be sure to tell your taxi driver Museo Blanes and the address as apparently not all of the locals know that Museo de Bellas Artes is this museum. The home and grounds turned museum is indeed beautiful. Unfortunately, there are not very many paintings; just...More

Thank bellavita-21
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