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Museo Nacional de Artes Visuales

Av.Tomas E. Giribaldi 2283 | Julio Herrera y Reissig, Montevideo 11307, Uruguay
+598 2711 6054
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still in awe...

Its free to start with. Easy to find. Absolutely beautiful artwork. It takes about an hour to 1.5... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2017
Melanie B
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White River, South Africa
Interesting

It is small, but it contains paintings of the most important Uruguayan artists, some of them are... read more

Reviewed 9 March 2017
RaquelS14
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Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile
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The work of local artists is creatively displayed in this museum that dates back to 1911.
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good43%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Av.Tomas E. Giribaldi 2283 | Julio Herrera y Reissig, Montevideo 11307, Uruguay
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Reviewed 22 April 2017

Its free to start with. Easy to find. Absolutely beautiful artwork. It takes about an hour to 1.5 hrs to complete. Uruguay got very good artists.

Thank Melanie B
Reviewed 9 March 2017

It is small, but it contains paintings of the most important Uruguayan artists, some of them are famous all over the world

Thank RaquelS14
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Visited this museum last time I was in MVD and was excited to return on a recent trip. The museum is spacious and exhibits are well laid out . Information is in Spanish but that doesn't hinder appreciation of any of the exhibits. There are...More

2  Thank Nancy_Ottawa
Reviewed 22 January 2017

By far, the best museum in Montevideo! I only regret that we went in our last afternoon in the city, and I'd had loved going for a second visit. So much to digest. The permanent collection by itself is worth a day long visit. With...More

2  Thank William G
Reviewed 11 December 2016

We liked the collection of art and were really impressed with some installations for the blind they were working on to help them interpret some of the art pieces. I lost a camera lens cover and all of the staff was so kind in helping...More

Thank AmazingRacerWannabe
Reviewed 25 June 2016

I was heading to Parque Rodo and I saw the banner for this place but thought it was only an advert, so I looked it up to find the location, so that I could go see it one day. It turned out it was right...More

Thank oatografia
Reviewed 27 May 2016

Montevideo is not really known for its museums, but many of them are worth it and that of Visual Art definetely is. Large spaces and beautiful pieces.

Thank Jose M
Reviewed 13 April 2016

I was walking around Parque Rodo and saw this museum--I had never heard of this one before. It's located right behind the children's park. I was so nicely surprised when I walked in! I wasn't expecting such a nice modern building with such a great...More

Thank Expat-in-Cabarete
Reviewed 25 February 2016

The MNAV is a splendid place to spend an afternoon. The artwork is first class with many pieces of the quintessential Uruguayan favorite, Joaquin Torres Garcia. Worth a visit. Only reason not provided with an excellent overall rating is that some of the guards are...More

Thank restrapo
Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

Beautiful park setting; a combination of artist and art medians.. Wood and medal sculptures. Wood block prints and amazing paper prints.. Check out the giant butterfly.. Oil paintings some thick with texture starting from the 1800 to modern day.. Definitely worth the visit

Thank wethead
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