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Visiting Museo Nacional de Artes Visuales Montevideo

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Museo Nacional de Artes Visuales or usually also known as National Museum of Visual Arts was built on 1911. The museum was located in the southern part of Montevideo city. The museum's collection are artworks from Uruguayan artist like Rafael Barradas, Joaquin Torres Garcia, Perdo Figari, and many more. Not only permanent exhibitions, the museum also has temporary exhibitions which provide space for foreign artists whose artwork travels around museums in the world. Take the tour to this incredible museum and discover the best artworks from Uruguayan artists.

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Museo Nacional de Artes Visuales Tours

Museo Nacional de Artes Visuales Tours

Exhibitions

Exhibitions

What is the highlight things of a museum? Yes, its exhibition. Inside Museo Nacional de Artes Visuales, you will discover the most amazing artworks from many artists not only from Uruguay, but also from outside Uruguay. This museum has five floors for exhibitions only. The first three floors are used for Uruguayan artists' artworks and the remaining are for international artists. Without any doubt, take the tour inside this museum and let yourself discover the unique arts of Uruguay.

Library

Library

What things you can do and found in the museum? Not only artworks, you can also learn about art here through reading books in the library. Museo Nacional de Artes Visuales provides visitors with a library with the collections of approximately 7000 resoursces about art. You can find essays, books, news clippings, magazine, and also catalogs here. How about the reading room? You don't need to worry about anything. The library provides reading room that covers different need of students, teaches, and even researchers. So, what are you waiting for? Take the tour inside the library and discover the new world of art inside.

Workshops

Workshops

If you are interested on taking your students to this museum, then your ideas are better to be equiped with great activities in the museum. Museo Nacional de Artes Visuales provides guided visit for students and also workshops on making artworks. So, plan your tour with your students and let them study from the very best source!

Garden

Garden

Tired of walking inside the museum? Then it is the perfect time to visit the garden inside Museo Nacional de Artes Visuales. The garden was designed by a landscaper Leandro Silva Delgado and an arhitect Fernando Fabiano. With its big area, this park is perfect for you who seek for a relaxing tour and looking for fresh air. Moreover, there are also some artworks that you can see in this garden such as Cosmic Monument by Joaquin Torres Garcia, Boat of the crucifixion by Rimer Cardillo, and Overlock by Octavio Podestá.

Coffee Shop

Coffee Shop

Before you enter to Museo Nacional de Artes Visuales, you can see so many coffee shops near the entrance. If you are visiting the museum in the morning, then this coffee shops may be perfect for you to energize your body with a cup of coffee and may be some pastries. Or, if you are done with your tour inside the museum, you can rest a bit inside the coffee shop and get yourself some great me-time.

Guided Tour

Guided Tour

As what have stated before, Museo Nacional de Artes Visuales provides guided tours for the visitors. Not only that they provide guided tours for the permanent collections, they also provide guided tours for the exhibitons that are being held there. Make sure that you check the schedule on the museum's official website if you are planning to have a guided tour inside the museum.

Museo Nacional de Artes Visuales Montevideo Tips and Tricks

How to Get Tickets?

If you are planning to go touring on Museo Nacional de Artes Visuales you don't need to pay any tickets for enjoying the park since the plaza is for everyone. If you are planning to go the plaza by car, make sure that you bring some money prepared for the parking ticket.

How To Get Around?

To get around Museo Nacional de Artes Visuales, it is much recommended to go by foot. Make sure that you are wearing something comfortable on your tour for your body and also your feet because you might get some walk around the museum.

What Should I Wear?

If you are going to have a tour on Museo Nacional de Artes Visuales just wear something that is comfortable for you with you since the weather in Uruguay is in average (around 21°C/69°F).

Museo Nacional de Artes Visuales Montevideo Facts

Best Time to Visit

To begin the tour to Museo Nacional de Artes Visuales, it is recommend to start the tour in the afternoon. The Museo Nacional de Artes Visuales open on Tuesday to Sunday from noon to 8 p.m.

Currency

Uruguayan Peso

Will I Need a Guide?

No, transportation is easy and you can find anything for your tour on this site.

How To Get There?

Situated in the souther part of the city, Museo Nacional de Artes Visuales is a tour destination tremendous esplanade fixed with palm trees and transcending structures. To get to the museum, you are recommended to go by foot or by bus. The tour to reach the museum will take around 19 minutes by bus and by foot. Make sure that you check the bus' schedule if you are planning to go there with bus. It is also recommended to go there by car. It will take around 4 minutes of driving.

Additional Info

The tour to Museo Nacional de Artes Visuales will enable you to visit Artigas' tomb in the west part of Montevideo and find out about his life, with fascinating actualities imprinted on the encompassing dividers. The catacomb is situated in the focal point of the square, under the landmark. The model reacts to the kind of commendatory court, concocted by the French style, where the hero is the autonomous State. On the focal point of the square ascents the landmark to the legend José Gervasio Artigas. Under it slide a few stairs that prompt the catacomb where his remaining parts rest.