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Museo del Cabildo

Av. Republica e/ Chile y Alberdi, Asuncion, Paraguay
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Av. Republica e/ Chile y Alberdi, Asuncion, Paraguay
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Reviewed 8 August 2017

This small museum is unfortunately located in the Plaza Armas/Plaza Indepencia area and thus forms part of the vast refugee/homeless encampment that now dominates Asuncion. There are armed soldiers and police everywhere, which is designed correctly to put you off visiting. However, if you can...More

1  Thank Jarko2015
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Fine building om the Plaza de Independencia and entrance is free. The history of immigration is well worth the visit. However if you do not understand Spanish you will need to go with a guide.

Thank MRichardson2014
Reviewed 15 September 2016

This is a great museum inside the Cabildo. There is a section on traditional Indian handicrafts along with some really good artworks. When I went there were some photographs being exhibited I think about a revolution in Uruguay. Upstairs on the first floor there is...More

Thank Nick A
Reviewed 31 August 2016

It's the big Pink building by the plaza de armas, NOT the address currently listed on tripadvisor. The museum is small and has some decent exhibitions. I found the upstairs and its history about immigration very interesting. From the upstairs you get a nice view...More

3  Thank mollertre
Reviewed 26 June 2016

The price of entry is free and you can spend a little over an hour here. On the top floor is a legislative room that is open to the public to see the visit, cool to see.

Thank JA Experiences N
Reviewed 11 February 2016

This is a place with so great potencial, it has been congress building for many years, and the staircase is a must see... temporary exhibitions are nice, but this place is so great that it needs to be taken care so much more!

Thank frederickbauer72
Reviewed 15 September 2015

Nice clean and well mantained building. El Cabildo was the first administrative Institution established in 1541. This building was the Government Palace in 1854. It is the exact location of the terrestrial Meridian 0 of Asunción. An the Museum (first floor) you can see Mariscal...More

Thank RCCI
Reviewed 25 July 2015

Located close to the cathedral as well as Casa Lopez. Unlikely you will miss this pink colonial building. Entrance is free. They have temporary art exhibits as well as permanent exhibits. Worth a quick visit. Behind this is a shanty town that seems to be...More

1  Thank KANewYork
Reviewed 6 July 2015

After visiting the Museo del Barro, the Museo del Cabildo was a little disappointing. There were small displays of indigenous artifacts and religious art as well as political and Paraguayan movie artifacts. The former senate chamber was interesting and there was a special exhibit of...More

Thank bobscribe
Reviewed 3 May 2015 via mobile

The former legislative building accommodates this museum which covers different aspects of Paraguayan history and some of its important characters. On the ground floor you'll find Asunción's geographical point zero milestone. The view from the upper floor towards the river is very interesting.

Thank Strattybird
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