Mar del Plata

TOURS AND ACTIVITIES

Museum
Museums
The local museums in Mar del Plata are placed in mansions dating from the beginning of the century. Their picturesque construction is another value added to the patrimony of their collections.

Roberto Barili Archive and History Museum
A Spanish house with round arches, placed in the middle of a park, hosts the Archivo Museo Histórico Municipal Roberto Barili (Archive and History Museum). Villa Mitre, whose collections were obtained from the generous donations made by local people, also offers visitors echoes of past times.

- Address:
Lamadrid 3870
- Telephone: 4951200

Victoria Ocampo Cultural Center
Villa Victoria, a pre-fabricated bungalow surrounded by a fabulous park, used to be writer Victoria Ocampo´s summer house. Its rooms lead the visitor around the exhibits, which are very well-arranged, and show the fascinating life and work of this writer and patron of the arts. This residence hosts the Centro Cultural Victoria Ocampo (Cultural Center)

- Address: Matheu 1851
- Telephone: 4920569 / 4957028 492 2193 //4930651

Juan Carlos Castagnino Art Museum
Another beautiful mansion set in Villa Ortiz Basualdo, high up on Estella Maris hill, is the Museo Municipal de Arte Juan Carlos Castagnino (Art Museum). It displays an important picture collection where the Castagnino room stands out.

- Address: Colón 1189
- Telephone: 486-1636

Lorenzo Scaglia Art Museum
The Museo Municipal de Ciencias Naturales Lorenzo Scaglia (Natural Science Museum), which has an aquarium, is located in España square. Its collection encompasses fossils from the Tertiary and Quaternary. The surrounding park, with children’s games, makes it a favorite museum for kids.

- Address: Plaza España
- Telephone: 473-8791

José Hernández Museum
Next to Laguna de los Padres lies the Museo Municipal José Hernández, in the same piece of land where the oldest cattle ranch in the area used to be. Inside this one-storey U-shaped building, the collection contacts visitors with the history of native American people

- Address: Ruta 226 km. 14,5
- Telephone: 463-1394

Reducción "Nuestra Señora del Pilar"
Reducción de Nuestra Señora del Pilar this is the reconstruction of an old Jesuit mission placed in the area in the 18th century.

- Address: Ruta 226 14
- Telephone: 4761423 / 154552520

Casa Bruzzone Museum
In the Grosellar Neighborhood, the house-museum belonging to painter Alberto Bruzzone, Casa Bruzzone, opens the doors to unveil the work of this plastic artist. In the Port, there is another museum displaying the unparalleled work of another plastic artist who featured daily labor in the neighborhood and focused on details of ships and people.

- Address: Marie Curie 6193
- Telephone: 479-0227

Sea Shell Museum
Regarding private museums, it is worth mentioning the Museo del Mar (Sea Shell Museum), which is located in an ancient mansion turned into a modern building. It hosts a magnificent collection of 30,000 seashells from all over the world.

- Address: Av. Colón 1114
- Telephone: 4519779 / 4513553

Vito Dumas Museum
Paints of Vito Dumas's authorship and the famous solitary navigator's belongings. Nautical elements. Coffee, candy shop looking out on the sea. Free admission.

- Address: Bv. Marítimo Patricio Peralta Ramos 3997
- Telephone: 4861176

Argentine Army Submarine Force Museum

Another museum available is the Museo de la Fuerza de Submarinos de la Armada Argentina, with documentation and maquettes which illustrate the history of five generations of submarines

- Address: Escollera Norte, a 240 metros del edificio del INIDEP
- Telephone: 451-2747 int. 5105
Museo de la Fuerza de Submarinos Armada Argentina - Mar del Plata - Argentina
Museo de la Fuerza de Submarinos Armada Argentina - Mar del Plata - Argentina
Museo Municipal de Ciencias Naturales "Lorenzo Scaglia" - Mar del Plata - Argentina
Museo Municipal de Ciencias Naturales "Lorenzo Scaglia" - Mar del Plata - Argentina
Museo Histórico Municipal Roberto Barili Villa Mitre - Mar del Plata - Argentina
Museo Histórico Municipal Roberto Barili Villa Mitre - Mar del Plata - Argentina
Museo Histórico Municipal Roberto Barili Villa Mitre - Mar del Plata - Argentina
Museo Histórico Municipal Roberto Barili Villa Mitre - Mar del Plata - Argentina
Museo Municipal "José Hernández" - Mar del Plata - Argentina
Museo Municipal "José Hernández" - Mar del Plata - Argentina
Museo Municipal "José Hernández" - Mar del Plata - Argentina
Museo del Mar - Mar del Plata - Argentina
Museo del Mar - Mar del Plata - Argentina
Museo del Mar - Mar del Plata - Argentina
Museo del Mar - Mar del Plata - Argentina
Museo Municipal de arte "Juan Carlos Castagnino" - Mar del Plata - Argentina
Museo Municipal de arte "Juan Carlos Castagnino" - Mar del Plata - Argentina
Museo Municipal de arte "Juan Carlos Castagnino" - Mar del Plata - Argentina
Museo Municipal de arte "Juan Carlos Castagnino" - Mar del Plata - Argentina
Museo Municipal de arte "Juan Carlos Castagnino" - Mar del Plata - Argentina
Centro Cultural Victoria Ocampo " Villa Victoria" - Mar del Plata - Argentina
Centro Cultural Victoria Ocampo " Villa Victoria" - Mar del Plata - Argentina
Centro Cultural Victoria Ocampo " Villa Victoria" - Mar del Plata - Argentina
Centro Cultural Victoria Ocampo " Villa Victoria" - Mar del Plata - Argentina
Centro Cultural Victoria Ocampo " Villa Victoria" - Mar del Plata - Argentina
Reducción "Nuestra Señora del Pilar" - Mar del Plata - Argentina
Reducción "Nuestra Señora del Pilar" - Mar del Plata - Argentina
Reducción "Nuestra Señora del Pilar" - Mar del Plata - Argentina
Reducción "Nuestra Señora del Pilar" - Mar del Plata - Argentina
Museo Histórico Municipal Roberto Barili Villa Mitre - Mar del Plata - Argentina
Museo Histórico Municipal Roberto Barili Villa Mitre - Mar del Plata - Argentina
Museo Municipal de arte "Juan Carlos Castagnino" - Mar del Plata - Argentina
Museo casa Bruzzone - Mar del Plata - Argentina
Museo casa Bruzzone - Mar del Plata - Argentina
Museo casa Bruzzone - Mar del Plata - Argentina
Museo casa Bruzzone - Mar del Plata - Argentina
Location map Zoom Map
Useful data
Horarios Museo del Mar:

Martes a jueves: 10 a 18 hs.
Viernes a domingo: 10 a 20 hs.

Horario Centro Cultural Victoria Ocampo :

Diariamente, de 10:00 a 13:00 y de 17:00 a 23:00 hs.