Museo del Área Fundacional, Mendoza

Museo del Área Fundacional, Mendoza (must see)

The Foundation Area Museum is located at the exact location of the former Cabildo de Mendoza (Town Council), which used to be the main city governmental institution before the earthquake of 1861. The museum collection consists of archeological remains of the Cabildo, Slaughterhouse and the Fruit and Vegetable Market. The exhibition features various diagrams, photographs and models that display the history and the evolution of the city. The museum also houses a wonderful sculptural collection by local artists.

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Sight Name: Museo del Área Fundacional
Sight Location: Mendoza, Argentina
Sight Type: Museum/Gallery
Guide(s) containing this sight: Museums Walking Tour in Mendoza  

Walking Tours in Mendoza, Argentina

Create Your Own Walk in Mendoza

Create Your Own Walk in Mendoza

Creating your own self-guided walk in Mendoza is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Museums Walking Tour in Mendoza

Museums Walking Tour in Mendoza

Mendoza is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Argentina. The city is home to many interesting museums and galleries. This two-hour tour will take you to the most fascinating museums of Mendoza.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.0 Km or 3.1 Miles
City Orientation Walk

City Orientation Walk

Set at the heart of Argentina's wine-making region of Cuyo, Mendoza city was almost totally destroyed by the devastating earthquake of 1861. The ensued restoration efforts put in by the local authorities have resulted in a plethora of new magnificent landmarks, most of which are must-see attractions for every visitor. On this walk you will see what today's Mendoza is particularly famous...  view more

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.4 Km or 2.1 Miles
Barrio Civico Mendoza Tour

Barrio Civico Mendoza Tour

Barrio Civico (the Civic District of Mendoza), inaugurated in 1948, houses the most important governmental buildings of the city. Recently it has been totally restored and today welcomes tourists from all over the world to admire its Palacio de Justicia, Casa de Gobierno and other grandiose institutions.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.8 Km or 1.1 Miles
Mendoza Sightseeing Tour

Mendoza Sightseeing Tour

Mendoza is listed among the most popular Argentinian destinations. It has a lot to offer to its visitors, including architecture, museums, wineries, parks, squares, monuments and much more. This tour will show you the main sights in the Mendoza city center.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.5 Km or 2.2 Miles
Mendoza General San Martín Park Walk, Part 1

Mendoza General San Martín Park Walk, Part 1

Mendoza General San Martín Park is a place perfectly designed for a healthy walk. The park, named after the famous Argentinian general, features 34 beautiful sculptures which line its paths and alleys. Take this tour to see the most interesting sights of “Parque General San Martín”.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.4 Km or 3.4 Miles
Mendoza General San Martín Park Walk, Part 2

Mendoza General San Martín Park Walk, Part 2

General San Martín Park is one of the most popular sights in Mendoza city. It attracts hundreds of tourists every day, not only because of the attractions found within the park, but also thanks to the harmonious structure of its roads and alleys, that turn every minute spent in the park into a pure pleasure. During this walking tour, you will visit Cuyo University museums, Mendoza Zoological...  view more

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.9 Km or 2.4 Miles