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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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Beautiful bellas artes museum and Japanese garden

A very nice museum that is quite easy to navigate. Not an overwhelming museum with a lot of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Nice and cozy museum

The museum is free and has different types of paintings. It is really small but very cozy... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2017
Pedro F
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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.
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3 weeks ago
“Beautiful bellas artes museum and Japanese garden”
24 Oct 2017
“Nice and cozy museum”
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Av. Millan 4015, Montevideo 11714, Uruguay
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very nice museum that is quite easy to navigate. Not an overwhelming museum with a lot of exhibits. Also, great Japanese garden out back of museum. Easy to reach museum on a local ómnibus available right outside the front gate. The museum is free....More

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Reviewed 25 October 2017

The museum is free and has different types of paintings. It is really small but very cozy. Definetly worth a visit. Behind the museum there is the japanes garden and not far from there, there is the botanical garden.

Thank Pedro F
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 27 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 3 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 21 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
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