Museo Posta de Los Hornillos, Tilcara

If you’re a history or architecture buff, make a point to stop by Museo Posta de Los Hornillos. Built in 1772, the postal station dates from the colonial era and was an important station in the battle for independence. Visit the museum inside to view relics from colonial times, including art, furniture, weapons, and tools. Many heroes of the independence rested here after battling against the royalists, such as General Manuel Belgrano. You can view some interesting letters belonging to Belgrano, as well as the bed he slept in while he was there. A small chapel stands nearby as well, but it can only be viewed from the outside. Museo Posta de Los Hornillos is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our world travel planner, Tilcara Edition.
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  • I thought it was really nice to have stopped. The visit is all over the post, there will be about 15 rooms you visit. And it has from the Pre Hispana to the 19th century. I thought it was very interesting. Pretty well maintained, we were charged only to adults.
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  • It is close to the entrance of Maimará. It is a Museum, modest entrance, It preserves many historical elements of the old post. It travels fast. Recommended
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  • Really nice museum, worth a visit
  • Beautiful place to visit and stay for lunch. A big piece of the history of our independence lives in that place..... Impossible not to visit!!! The staff were very friendly and attentive. Very well restored and preserved. There is room to spend the day with grills and bathrooms and enjoy a moment with family and friends. Beautiful pieces are exhibited in the museum.
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