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Museo Historico de la Universidad Nacional de Cordoba

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Address: Camino a Obispo Trejo 242, Cordoba X5012LLA, Argentina
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+54 351 433-2075
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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Lovely collection of old books going back centuries

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... read more

Reviewed 1 February 2017
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Charleston, South Carolina
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Charleston, South Carolina
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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 you.

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Calgary, Canada
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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.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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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 access. Contains some priceless middle-age pieces and allows you to grasp the developing knowledge of... More 

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Courbevoie, France
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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 take a group tour

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Vienna, Austria
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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 of power being given to it from Tucuman and eventually to Buenos Aires. Tours take... More 

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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.

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