General information

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Opening Hours

The Museum and the library are closed to the public due to maintenance and renovation works. We are working behind closed doors until further notice. We apologise for any inconvenience.

Exhibitions

Open Tuesday to Friday, 1pm to 7pm
Saturday and Sunday, 3pm to 7pm.

  • The Museum store and some exhibition spaces begin closing at 6.30pm.
  • It is sometimes necessary to remove objects from displays or to close exhibition rooms at short notice. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Closed on Monday and some holidays. More info
Closed on January. More info

Open Ethnographic Collections’ Storage Area

Open Tuesdays, 3pm to 6pm
Closed on holidays.

Raúl A. Cortázar Library
Open Monday to Friday, 2pm to 8pm
Closed on holidays.

 

Admission

There is a general entrance fee of AR$ 20 (*)

Your contribution will provide vital support to all areas of the Museum’s work.

(*) The entrance fee does not include access to the Open Ethnographic Collections’ Storage Area or to the guided tours in English.

 

How to get here? Access and transport

The Museum is in Moreno 350 (at walking distance from Plaza de Mayo), San Telmo, Buenos Aires City.
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Buses
Come to the Museum by bus.
Several bus routes stop near the Museum: 2, 4, 17, 20, 22, 24, 28, 29, 33, 50, 54, 56, 62, 64, 74, 86, 91, 93, 100, 103, 105, 111, 122, 126, 139, 130, 142, 143, 146, 152

Subway
Come to the Museum by Subway:
Line A: Plaza de Mayo Station
Line D: Catedral Station
Line E: Bolívar Station

 

Policies and guidelines

  • Look and enjoy, but please do not touch the objects.
  • Smoking, eating, or drinking are not permitted in the exhibition spaces.
  • Suitcases, large umbrellas, large bags and backpacks larger than 11.81 x 16 inches (30 x 40 cm) must be left in the lockers provided.
  • Smaller bags are permitted, at the discretion of the museum’s security officers, if they are hand-carried. These limitations help us protect the collections from accidental damage. Free lockers are available at the reception.
  • Non-commercial video/audio recording and photography are permitted.
  • Please do not take photographs using flash in the exhibition spaces. The lighting in the exhibits guarantees the adequate conservation of the objects.
  • It is sometimes necessary to remove objects from displays or to close exhibition rooms at short notice. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Accesibility

The Museum is housed in a historical 19th century building with stairs. Because of the building's protected status, the Museum has somewhat limited accessibility for visitors with mobility impairments.

A wheelchair and a wheelchair stair climber (with a 200 lb / 90 kg capacity) is available free of charge to assist visitors with mobility impairments to access and visit the Museum.

Please contact us for more information or to book it.

Guided touch tours are available by appointment for visitors who are blind or partially sighted. Please inquire by contacting our Cultural Actions Area at etnovis@filo.uba.ar or calling (54-11) 4345-8197 for details.

Service animals are welcome in the Museum.

 

 

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