Opened in the year 2002 on the 50th anniversary of Eva "Evita" Perón's death, this modern museum housed in a beautiful early 20th century townhouse gives a fascinating insight into the life and times of Argentina's most famous first lady.
The museum's collection includes dresses, objects and mementos that belonged to Evita, while interactive exhibits focus on different moments in her life, including her career as an actress, her relationship with president Juan Domingo Perón, and her political and social work. It also offers a window into Argentine national life at the time. with displays of contemporary objects and photography.
The building itself, built at the start of the 20th century, was originally the home of a wealthy family and was acquired by Eva Peron's social foundation in 1948 for use as a refuge for women from outside Buenos Aires. It has a café with a nice space to sit outside.