Cabildo de Montevideo, Montevideo

3.6
#15 of 47 in Museums in Montevideo
Those interested in South America's colonial past should pay a visit to Cabildo de Montevideo, a former government house and now a museum holding Montevideo's historical archive. Discover the origins and early history of the city, including exhibits about the Viceroyalty of the River Plate. Let the knowledgeable English-speaking guides lead you into the archival rooms to inspect the artifacts there, such as mid 19th-century blueprints for buildings dotted around the city. Plan to visit Cabildo de Montevideo and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Montevideo attractions using our Montevideo trip site .
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  • Interesting well maintained place very friendly staff, there are vary our notices and some that are being renewed. We liked it.
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  • Built in 1804, this building has a lot of history to tell. Inside you can see paintings and maps depicting real life in Montevideo back in the 1800's. It's interesting so see how much it has changed. ...  more »
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  • Very interesting historical museum.
  • History and local artist's work.
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