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The Historical Museum of the National University of Cordoba is located in the Jesuit Block, inscribed on World Heritage List by UNESCO in 2000. This museum promotes the development of a bond between the University and the visitor. Through its...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Camino a Obispo Trejo 242, Cordoba X5012LLA, Argentina
This is a beautiful and historical building established by the Jesuits. It held the first university in Argentina. The place has a wonderful library, a smal museum with amazing old and very well preserved books, a huge variety of maps of South America showing its...More
We went on a tour of the museum with a guide who was very knowledgable and gave lots of historical information about the Manzana Jesuita , we saw antique book and map collections amongst other artefacts.
We walked 6 blocks up Obispo Trejo street from our rented apartment. Arriving at 9:20 AM, we secured an English brochure from the administrator who spoke English. She said a tour in English would begin at 10 AM if one other person turned up. We...More
The Jesuits founded the University in about 1610. I recommend the tour to get the most of the museum. Some rooms you can only go into on the tour or on Wednesdays. The tour takes about an hour and the later tours take you into...More
It is the best place where you can understand how the town was born and how it became a study centre as the second university ever built in America,north and south. Strenght and clear design of Jesuits can be appreciated. Ask for local guide.