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Corrientes Museums - Museum Corrientes - Argentina

Corrientes has a museum for every interest. All are free. They are closed holidays and many have reduced hours in summer.

  • Museo Provincial de Bellas Artes (Monday-Saturday 8 a.m.-8 p.m., January-February 9 a.m.-1 p.m. San Juan 634, Tel.: 47-5947, URL:—A permanent collection of 20th- and 21st-century art, and temporary exhibits.
  • Museo Tradicional de Artesanías Folclóricas (Monday-Saturday 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Quintana 905, Tel.: 47-4945)—Where local artisan masters and their crafts can be checked out
  • Museo de Ciencias Naturales (Tuesday-Friday 7 a.m.-8 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m.-noon, 4-7 p.m. San Martín 850, Tel.: 47-5944)—All about Correntino geology, palaeontology, anthropology and fauna, with an impressive insect collection.
  • Museo de la Ciudad (daily 8 a.m.-noon, 3:30-8:30 p.m. Pelligrini 937)—The Casa Molina, built in 1789, is now home to the city museum.
  • Museo Histórico de Corrientes (Tuesday-Friday 8 a.m.-noon, 2-7 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m.-noon, 4-7 p.m. 9 de Julio 1044, Tel.: 47-5946)—Brush up on the city’s history at this museum that also presents music and other cultural events

The city has a first-class theater, Teatro Oficial Juan de Vera (San Juan 637, Tel.: 42-7743), which features concerts and plays. Newly released movies are shown at Cinemacenter (Av. Ferré and Chacabuco, Tel.: 42-3400, URL: and Cines de la Costa at the Casino, which also hosts concerts (Pellegrini 451, Tel.: 46-0360, URL: To see what’s happening in the city, check


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The museums are free.

Relative price: Free

Travel Skills: beginner/easy.

You Need to Bring:

Bring water, as it gets hot come afternoon. Use sunscreen and a hat. Also, take along your dictionary because many museums have explanations only in Spanish.

Visit the city’s numerous churches. Hang out on the Costanera. Visit San Cosme, Itatí and the other villages near Corrientes.

Currencies accepted
Argentine Peso

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