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.

Centro Cultural de la Cooperación

It's a space for leftwing cultural, social and political interaction.

Centro Cultural Luzuriaga

It's a meeting point that celebrates Argentine national culture, with nights of tango, folklore and jazz.

Centro Cultural Torquato Tasso

Located in San Telmo, has long been one of the most important spaces for tango music in the city

Cornelio de Saavedra Historic Museum

19th century mansion in General Paz Park.

Creole Museum

Discover Argentina's old gaucho and creole culture at this museum in Mataderos.

Eduardo Sívori Museum of Art

Opened in 1938 as the municipal museum of fine art.

Enrique Larreta Museum of Spanish Art

Neo-colonial mansion with magnificent Andalusian garden and collection of art spanning five centuries

Ernesto de La Cárcova Museum

Admire excellent replicas of some of the world's most important sculptures.

Evita Museum

Learn about the life and work of the woman behind the legend

Fundación Proa

Contemporary art space with spectacular terrace bar

Isaac Fernández Blanco Museum of Spanish-American art

One of the world's most important collections of Spanish-American art.