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Museo Municipal de Bellas Artes Juan Manuel Blanes

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Beautiful!

The interior (and exterior) of this once residence is really gorgeous. Pay attention to the inside... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2018
szruyle
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Enjoyable out of town gallery

Country house museum with small Japanese garden attached. Three or four discrete exhibitions... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2018
OldAccountant
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19 Jul 2018
“Beautiful!”
3 Mar 2018
“Enjoyable out of town gallery”
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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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Av. Millan 4015, Montevideo 11714, Uruguay
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Reviewed 19 July 2018

The interior (and exterior) of this once residence is really gorgeous. Pay attention to the inside as there are all kinds of treasures to see.

Thank szruyle
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Country house museum with small Japanese garden attached. Three or four discrete exhibitions, including permanent ones of Figari and Blanes and then other Uruguayan painters, and a temporary one of Lacy Duarte (who seems to have a monopoly on exhibitions in Montevideo this month!) The...More

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Reviewed 28 December 2017

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

Thank restrapo
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.

1  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

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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.

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