Museo Municipal de Bellas Artes Juan Manuel Blanes, Montevideo

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Explore the history of Uruguayan art and design at Museo Municipal de Bellas Artes Juan Manuel Blanes. Built as a villa in 1870, the main building passed into state hands in the 1920s, opening as a museum in 1930. Artworks displayed here show the development of style, form, and subject matter in the works of artists like Juan Manuel Blanes, Rafael Barradas, and Pedro Figari. The museum grounds include neatly sculpted gardens, water features, and ancient trees, linked by sign-posted routes. Put Museo Municipal de Bellas Artes Juan Manuel Blanes on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Montevideo online vacation builder.
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  • I am still amazed by the number of museums a small city like Montevideo has to offer. This museum is housed in an old but very beautiful residence. It lacks maintenance, but the government is busy...  more »
  • This museum is interesting, in a very nice building. It is free, like the most of museums in Montevideo. It is nice but not so nice like MNAV (museum of visual arts).  more »

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