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Museum of Latin American Art of Buenos Aires

Avenida Pte Figueroa Alcorta 3415, Buenos Aires C1425CLA, Argentina
+54 11 4808-6500
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This not-for-profit art museum and cultural center first opened its doors in 2001 with the mission to promote contemporary Latin American artists.
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  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Avenida Pte Figueroa Alcorta 3415, Buenos Aires C1425CLA, Argentina
+54 11 4808-6500
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great museum... Saw Frida Khalo originals and many more great Latin American artists... An airy building with art spread over large exhibition areas. Definitely worth a visit when in Buenos Aires to see what parts of the collection are on show.

Thank MillyAbroad
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

MALBA offered a small permanent collection and two exhibits when I visited. There was construction going on so it's possible there would have been more to see on a different day. There's a small snack shop with an outdoor seating area which is nice to...More

Thank tarrita
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must see in Buenos Aires, I simply loved it. Entrance fee is 100 pesos (today about 5 Euros), there are permanent exhibition as well as temporary ones.

Thank Maxbirsa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great stuff - highly recommend a tour guide. Enjoyed the collection sorted by theme rather than style or year.

Thank Kiki C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Malba is perfectly located and it's always a pleasure. This time there was pictures of Diane Arbus (New York) in the upper floor and the regular MALBA art in the first floor including 1 paint from Frida Kahlo and one from Diego Rivera among...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a nice museum mostly includes paintings of latin american artists.I expected to see more art works but it includes limited number! Anyway it is nice and well organised place!

Thank Nahit636
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I spent an afternoon viewing the various galleries, presented in interesting settings which are ample for the pieces. It is a great modern building, a sculpture in itself. It has a very nice cafe too where I enjoyed a leisurely lunch.

Thank Cordoba9
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a modern art museum. The was an excellent photographic exhibition which made for a worthwhile visit.

Thank gman2103
Reviewed 13 September 2017

I was attracted to visit the MALBA because of a huge poster on its outside wall re Yuko Ono's Dream Come True exhibition. It was an eye opener to see a collection of her productions since 1955. There was also a display of the sculptures...More

Thank Ricky Y
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Great Frida Kahlo painting, that was the most interesting thing plus Diego Riviera painting only one of each of I remember correctly, all what I noticed like the best at the museum Small and manageable, a must if you come to Buenos Aires

Thank Guillermo V
Best known as the largest neighbourhood in Buenos
Aires, Palermo is divided into different quarters,
each with its own unique identity. The high-end
quarter is Palermo Chico, characterized by magnificent
mansions, regal avenues, and exclusive apartment
buildings, and home to the Museum of Latin American
Art of Buenos Aires (MALBA), a favourite amongst
locals. The largest park in the city, the Bosques de
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