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.

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Raul Scalabrini Ortíz National Railway Museum

Explore the history of Argentina's railways

The Raúl Scalabrini Ortiz Railway Museum looks back at a time when Argentina had one of the largest train networks in the world, and highlights the historic importance of the railway in the country's economic, technological and cultural development.

Objects in the museum's collection include vehicles, models, telephones and telegraph equipment from the late 19th and early 20th century. The railway has a Center of Railway Studies and a library with historic documents, photographs, and charts.

See more attractions in the Retiro neighbourhood.