As of March 20, 2020 and by Decree 297/20, the entire country entered a period of social,

preventive and obligatory isolation.

What does this mean?

That you cannot leave your home except to provide yourself with essential items, such as food,

cleaning supplies and medicines.

If you do not comply with these rules, you are breaking the law.


If you have traveled to a country where the virus is spreading or have been in contact with

someone who tested positive, you must stay in isolation for 14 days.

If you have any of the symptoms, call free of charge at 107.


For more information, send an email to turismo@buenosaires.gob.ar

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.

Juan B. Ambrosetti Ethnographic Museum

Boasts a large collection showing the cultural diversity of pre-hispanic times and today.

Luis Perlotti Sculpture Museum

Museum located in the former sculptor's home and workshop.

Memorial Museum (former ESMA)

Former torture centre turned into a memorial museum to promote and defend human rights.

Museo de Arte Popular José Hernández

Art Museum focusing on South American artistic traditions.

Museo de la Pasión Boquense (Boca Juniors Museum)

Experience more than 100 years of club history at this sporting museum.

Museo Histórico Nacional

Promotes reflection on Argentine identity and the many historic processes that led to the country’s formation.

Museo Histórico Sarmiento

Museum that briefly housed Argentina's national government.

Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes (fine arts museum)

View one of the best art collections in Latin America, including the largest collection of Argentine art around.

Museum of Architecture and Design (MARQ)

Created by a local architects' association and housed in a former century water tower.

Museum of Latin American Art - MALBA

Home to one of the world's most important collections of Latin American art.

Museum of the City

The place to learn about the city's history and identity.

National Immigration Museum

The city's former immigrants' hotel.