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Museo Historico de la Universidad Nacional de Cordoba

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Very interesting building, worth a visit

This is part of the Jesuit Block in Cordoba, right next to the Church. We were provided with a... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2018
Piriapolis, Uruguay
the essence of the cultural identity of Córdoba

In this place you can take a tour through the cultural legacy that determines the identity of... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2018
Anibal P
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Camino a Obispo Trejo 242, Cordoba X5012LLA, Argentina
+54 351 433-2075
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Reviewed 16 August 2018

This is part of the Jesuit Block in Cordoba, right next to the Church. We were provided with a self-guide written in English which was very helpful. The building is interesting in itself, and it houses a collection of ancient books and documents. We were...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 22 April 2018

In this place you can take a tour through the cultural legacy that determines the identity of Cordoba, and its projection to all Latin America. Jesuit manuscripts and testimonies of the men who forged Argentine history are in this place.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Anibal P
Reviewed 17 April 2018

This is a lovely space to spend some time away from the bustle of the surrounding calles. It reminds us of the great importance which Argentinians place on culture, ideas and values in their civilisation. The Jesuits were on both sides of the great divide...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Joseph M
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Excellent tour through the museum, highlights are the books such as one of 10 surviving copies of the Bible in 8 (?) languages, not to mention countless Jesuit manuscripts. Even if you're not in the church thing, the wealth of its printed collection will please...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank statestreet75
Reviewed 3 September 2016

Local guides took a group of Spanish speaking tourist through the beautifily housed and preserved ancient documents, old letters and early printed bound books. A magnificent collections and a treat to view.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Miquelon2000
Reviewed 12 March 2016

A surprising tour revealing Cordoba's past and especially the role of the Jesuit monks. The guide, Gloria, was exceptionally friendly, clear and knowledgeable. A plus not to miss: the exhibition of the old maps, not included in the tour and closed unless you request the...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank janet p
Reviewed 7 January 2016

We found it by luck and since it was free, it was a good suprise, especially the great collection of old books. sadly, the library is closed until the end of January. On wedesday it's free, but on other days, you have to pay and...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Louis-Guillaume M
Reviewed 23 December 2015

You need to be on a guided tour to visit this seminal historical site. Housing some of the oldest books in Argentina, the University is third oldest 'Jesuits Grand Library' in the Americas ( after Mexico and Peru ). The University enjoys a rich history...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank ruth w
Reviewed 24 June 2014

The architecture of this place was beautiful and while I went while the tours were not running, I got to walk through and see this beautiful place and the antiquity of it.

Date of experience: April 2014
Thank Ilan S
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