Some of these museums are well known, some others can be quite a discovery for tourists. Either way, these are the Palermo museums we recommend:
This place shows the life and work of one of the most important women in Argentine history. It is a modern place that uses technology to bring the past to the present. It presents a dynamic experience through which people can know, feel and understand a fundamental part of our country history with historical rigor.
Lafinur 2988, Palermo
(54 11) 4807 0306//4809 3168
Tue. to Sun. from 11am to 7pm
Museo del Automóvil Club Argentino
It houses late 19th century and early 20th century vehicles in an excellent condition, as well as related parts of those times. There are also sport cars used by our country greatest motorists in the last century
Av. Del Libertador 1850, Palermo
(54 11) 4808 4240
Mon to Fri from 10 up to 17.30
Museo de Artes Plásticas Eduardo Sívori
This museum focuses on Argentine art, it has an important collection of paintings, engravings, drawings and tapestry, its patrimony comprises more than 4200 pieces. It has works by Lino Enea Spilimbergo, Carlos Morel, Libero Badii, Antonio Berni, Emilio Pettoruti, among others, a closed “patio” (courtyard) of sculptures and an important specialized library.
Av. Infanta Isabel 555, Palermo
(54 11) 4778 3899
Tue. to Fri. from 12pm to 8pm. Sat., Sun. and holidays from 10am to 8pm
It is located in the Anchorena Palace built in 1928. Its patrimony comprises a collection of engravings by Leonardo Da Vinci, printed in 1784 by Carlo Giusseppe Gerli and they are exhibited in the museum on dates to be determined depending on the itinerant exhibitions prepared.
Castex 3217, Palermo
(54 11) 4802 1911// 4803 4458
Mon to Fri from 14 up to 20; Sat from 14 up to 18.30
Museo Nacional de Arte Decorativo
Located at the mansion of Errázuriz- Alvear family, it has different rooms decorated by the most distinguished European decorators: the Renaissance Hall, the Louis XIV dining room, Regency styled Ball Room, Luis XVI Hall and the Study. This Museum has in its collection works by El Greco, Fragonard, Corot, Manet, Boudin and Fantin Latour.
Av. del Libertador 1902, Palermo
(54 11) 4801 8248//4806 8306//4802 6606
Tue, Sat & Sun from 11 up to 19; Wed to Fri from 11 up to 16.30
Museo Xul Solar
The house of the artist Xul Solar has been recycled to become a museum. Apart from his paintings of different periods, it also exhibits personal objects, games and documents.
Laprida 1212, Palermo
(54 11) 4824 3302 // 4821 5378