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Museo De La Casa De Gobierno - Museum Montevideo - Uruguay

On the south side of Plaza Independencia, whitewashed Roman pillars and elegant décor welcome you to this museum. Housing artifacts, furniture and paintings from former Uruguayan presidents, you can examine the intricate detail of the light blue saddle ridden by President Maxímo Santos, and admire a wealth of medals and costumes. There are also displays of military figurines. Yet perhaps the most bizarre exhibit is Coquimbo the dog, the former companion of President Venanció Flores, now stuffed for your enjoyment.

Location:
Plaza Independencia, south side
El Centro , Montevideo, Uruguay

Museum Types:
Historical museum

Price Description:

Walk or take any bus heading for Plaza Independencia

Open Hours from:10 a.m.

Open Hours to:5 p.m.

Days Closed:Saturday and Sunday



Here are other activities in and around El Centro that may be of interest: Palacio Municipal, Replica Statue Of David And Museo De Historia Del Arte, Museos Del Gaucho Y De La Moneda, Museo Del Automóvil Eduardo Iglesias and Museo Militar General Artigas.








By Emma Jones

Emma Jones, 30, is from London, and recently spent nine months enjoying travelling and writing in South America.�Her favourite...

11 Feb 2011


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