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This is the site of the 1811 declaration of independence from Spain.
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14 de Mayo y Pte Manuel Franco, Asuncion, Paraguay
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Reviewed 27 August 2018

In Asuncion's historical center with all the important buildings nearby is this small colonial house, now preserved as a museum, where in 1811 the conspirator's used to gather, who then went to declare Paraguay's independence from Spain. Besides important documents and portraits regarding this event,...More

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Reviewed 6 August 2018

If you like to visit historical sites I recommend to go to this house, It is one of the kind in Asuncion, it is actually the only remaining building from the XVIII th Century. The art collection is interesting, there are furniture, paintings religious objects...More

Thank Marcela C
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Asuncion is pretty down at the heels, and little of significance is offered. This spot where the early ruling family resided is worth about thirty minutes, but, with the secured entrance, it is a nice escape from the street folks on the sidewalks.

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Reviewed 27 February 2018

Small, historical, free. It's where Paraguay declared their independence from Spain in 1812 (i think).

Thank Timo T
Reviewed 4 October 2017

They say this is "must go" place in center of old Asuncion, but it has been closed for more than a year for rehabilitation. You still may enjoy good atmosphere of this area, by walking and can rest at several classic hotels and restaurants. Area...More

Thank carlosdelima
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Romantic simple, very elegant place where Paraguayan Independence was planned therefore connected to settelrs from here who went upriver to re-found Buenos Aires.

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Reviewed 4 June 2017

This is ok but it seemed to be a collection of random items. I didn't really get any sense for what they meant. It's probably down to my limited Spanish.

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Reviewed 23 May 2017

My family and I were at the museum days ago, during the celebration of Independence. Sadly I have to admint that it was my first time there, and I'm 50 years old and lived my whole life here. We sow a lot of interesting things...More

Thank Raul_A_Avila
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Nice little house displayed the declaration of independence of Paraguay, and history of it. You will learn a lot in this little casa. It's right in the heart of the old town near the tourist information center. Free admissions.

Thank Geminican
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

This museum has beautiful pieces of furniture and other items with historical meaning. Could do with some of the explanations being in English but otherwise very interesting. It also free to enter!

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