This new museum is located right behind and below the Casa Rosada, admission is free.
It has been excavated out of the foundations of the old Aduana de Taylor (Taylor's Customs),
In colonial times, the river - Rio de la Plata - ran much more inland than its present course.
The Museum offers a number of videos and objects related to argentinian history. There is also a very well preserved vaulted chamber, originally conceived as a wine cellar in the villa of a wealthy landowner, which the mexican painter David Alfaro Siqueiros later used for his "Ejercicio Plastico" masterpiece, using a technique not quite figured out to-date covering the ceiling, walls and floor of the chamber.
All the videos are in spanish, however the building itself and Siqueiros masterpiece are worth
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