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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  • Many overlook it but it's worth knowing!!!!! This a little sloppy not the inner part that keeps relic of prosceres should be taken care of more is a good of all Argentines
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  • This place is amazing, little known to travelers and tourists. It is a few kilometers from maimara and purmamarca. It was one of the historical places, and that this is how it is maintained, where our Argentine warlords (and some Spaniards), made a forced post or stop where they rested and made change of horses to go to fight the war of independence. It's from the colonial era, and it's worth knowing! Admission is $50! Only!! And David, the caretaker 40 years ago, is super friendly and explains everything!
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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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