More museums to visit in Buenos Aires
For travellers visiting Buenos Aires soon, here are some more museums you should not miss during your stay:
Fortabat Collection – Colleción Fortabat
This museum located in Puerto Madero was created by local philanthropist Amalia Fortabat, who inaugurated a new building in the youngest neighborhood of Buenos Aires, to display her collections. Amongst them can be found paintings by renowned international artists such as Andy Warhol and William Turner, as well as several important national artists.
Pablo Ducrós Hicken Cinema Museum – Museo del Cine Pablo Ducrós Hickens
This museum was created in 1971 with the aim of investigating, preserving and disseminating Argentine cinematographic heritage. It is constituted from the private collection of Ducrós Hicken, an Argentine essayist, researcher and academic who dedicated a large portion of his life to collecting objects and testimonies related to the world of cinema. It treasures Lumiere, Pathé and Gaumont equipment, cameras, projectors, copiers, costumes of the stars of the golden age of national cinema and more. It is the only museum in our country dedicated completely to Argentine cinema and a pioneer in its genre in Latin America.
Museum of Humour – Museo del Humor
A great way to improve your Spanish and learn about Argentina’s history in a fun way is to visit this museum. Inaugurated in 2012 in an almost 100 year old traditional building, this museum is a sample of the works of current artists and those who preceded them who made Argentines laugh throughout history. It presents an excellent collection of the works of the best national comedians, cartoonists, illustrators, caricaturists and scriptwriters: more than 150 artists from all eras are represented, from the beginning of the 19th century to today.
We hope you enjoy your visit to Buenos Aires. Stay tuned to our blog to learn about what you can do during your stay in Argentina!