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

City Legislature Museum

A journey through the history and architecture of the city legislature building.

The Museo de la Legislatura was opened in 2015 after a year of investigation and restoration of the upper galleries of the legislature building's Dorado and San Martín rooms.

It has two main focus points: the history of the city's legislative body, which is traced back to the time of the Cabildo colonial town hall, and the architectural features of this impressive building, which was home to the city council from 1931 until 1996, as well as the Municipal Museum from 1938.

Highlights of the museum's collection include legislative records dating back as far as 1856 and art by Facio Hebequer, Héctor Basaldúa and Enrique Larrañaga, and sculptures by Leo Vinci, Antonio Pujía and Walter Gavito. There is also a fine collection of furniture and a homage to the building's architect Héctor Ayerza which recreates his office on the main balcony, with several pieces designed by the architect himself.

The museum has a space for viewing books belonging to the Esteban Echeverría library as well as a workshop for book restoration with information on the importance of the work. The first floor includes the Dorado room dressing room, which was used by Evita Perón when the building housed her social foundation, and there's also information on the neighbouring Palacio Aguirre. Various multimedia resources allow visitors to connect with and appreciate the role of the legislature in the installation and maintenance of democracy.

Times: Monday to Friday, 12 noon - 6pm.
 

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 Mundial del Tango (world tango museum)

Museum dedicated to Buenos Aires' native dance, also housing the National Academy of Tango.

Pablo Ducrós Hicken Cinema Museum

Film museum built from the personal collection of Argentina painter Ducrós Hicken.

Palais de Glace - National Palace of the Arts

Inaugurated in 1910, this palace of art originally housed an ice rink

Participative Science Museum

A great museum for kids to get hands-on with science.

Public Television Museum

A tribute to Canal 7, Argentina's first television channel.

Quinquela Martín Museum of Fine Arts

Explore the legacy of La Boca's most celebrated artist

Raul Scalabrini Ortíz National Railway Museum

Explore the history of Argentina's railways.

River Plate Museum

River Plate has one of the world's largest sports museums.

Rogelio Yrurtia House Museum

Home and workshop of the great Argentine sculptor Rogelio Yrurtia.

The Franciscan Convent Museum

Museum narrating the history of the Franciscan order and its role in evangelisation.