We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Museo Nacional De Arte Decorativo

Avenida Del Libertador 1902, Buenos Aires C1425AAS, Argentina
+54 11 4802-8248
Book In Advance
More Info
and up
Experience Our Traditions in one day
More Info
and up
City tour con Café de los Angelitos Dinner and Tango Show:
More Info
and up
Private Buenos Aires City Tour and Rojo Tango Dinner Show
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
This grand mansion, a neoclassical masterpiece, has a fascinating collection of period furnishings, silver, sculptures, paintings and Zubov miniatures from Russia.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“croque madame” (20 reviews)
“old mansion” (14 reviews)
Avenida Del Libertador 1902, Buenos Aires C1425AAS, Argentina
Write a ReviewReviews (1,652)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 309 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Buenos Aires has some grand houses built in the 1920-1930's, and this is one that visitors can actually go in. The art exhibit is nice and we enjoyed it. But, the grand house was quite a statement and very enjoyable.

Thank Don F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Most museums are like buffet restaurants -- far too much offered to enjoy. This museum is right-sized -- large enough to offer a compelling story, but small enough to endure. The museum is a preserved mansion of one of Buenos Aires' gilded age barons. With...More

Thank MarkHazelbaker
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you find yourself with spare time definently visit this museum,if not..make time ! Very nice exhibits full of history.

Thank Mesut A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Such a lovely place to visit, the architecture is awesome, very near to the Rosedal and the Lakes of Palermo and the chinese garden also. Palermo is a very nice place to visit.

Thank Luján C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I enjoyed walking through the mansion and seeing how the rich lived 100 years ago in Buenos Aires. I loved that the museum was free. There was a bustling cafe on site, but I did not visit it.

Thank imissneworleans
Reviewed 22 October 2017

Feast your eyes when you see how the very rich used to live in Argentina. They had the money and they knew how to spend it and now we can enjoy the beauty of it as well. This place is magnificent! The architecture, the spaces,...More

Thank Judith A
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Stumbled across this museum while out wandering. Gorgeous old mansion with most of its original bones very well preserved...you could almost imagine the opulent lifestyle lived therein. The home serves as a beautiful treasure box for art that very well could have been in the...More

Thank Matthew D
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Glamour in an old family house for reach families to see how they lived. Nice coffee store in the gardens.

Thank Jar2212
Reviewed 29 September 2017

I'd read that his museum is based in a large ex-private house but I wasn't prepared for the grandeur of what is close to a palace. The tiny donation entry fee would have been more than worth it just to see the inside of the...More

Thank Aussie7leagueboots
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Once a private home. This museum showcases some beautiful things. Admission is a suggested donation which works out to be about $1.50 US dollars. If you are strolling around the city it is a great stop.

Thank Ctelizabeth
Best known as the largest neighbourhood in Buenos
Aires, Palermo is divided into different quarters,
each with its own unique identity. The high-end
quarter is Palermo Chico, characterized by magnificent
mansions, regal avenues, and exclusive apartment
buildings, and home to the Museum of Latin American
Art of Buenos Aires (MALBA), a favourite amongst
locals. The largest park in the city, the Bosques de
Nearby Restaurants
Pizza Cero
49 reviews
.12 km away
Croque Madame
534 reviews
.03 km away
Sintesis Tapas Asiaticas
109 reviews
.08 km away
Rond Point
144 reviews
.32 km away
Nearby Attractions
Floralis Generica
4,460 reviews
.63 km away
Biblioteca Nacional
268 reviews
.31 km away
Palermo Hollywood
203 reviews
.37 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Museo Nacional De Arte Decorativo staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines