Museums, art galleries and cultural centres

From world-class art to intriguing curios, Buenos Aires has museums for every taste and interest.

Buenos Aires has a huge range of museums offering major collections of international and Latin American art and insights into Argentina's history and culture. The city also boasts exciting cultural centres that host all kinds of performances and exhibitions, many of them with free entry.

The city's art museums include the National Museum of Fine Arts (Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes - MNBA), which boasts one of the best art collections in Latin America with pieces by Picasso, Goya, El Greco, Rembrandt and many more. The Museum of Latin American Art (MALBA) features outstanding pieces of 20th century Latin American art, including work by Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera, while the Museum of Modern Art (Museo de Arte Moderno) has important international and national pieces, including work by Salvador Dalí, Pablo Picasso, Joan Miró and Henri Matisse.

Elsewhere, you can get an insight into the life and work of Argentina's most famous first lady at the Museo Evita, and discover a host of other museums covering everything from science to weaponry.

Once a year, Buenos Aires hosts La Noche de los Museos, or Night of the Museums, which sees the city's museums open into the early hours with tons of activities and shows. 

Use our search engine below to find museums that meet your interests.