Museum of the Cuyo's Past, Mendoza

Museum of the Cuyo's Past, Mendoza (must see)

Established in 1967, Museum of the Cuyo's Past gives a deep insight into the lifestyle and roots of the Cuyo region inhabitants. The museum mainly concentrates on the 19th century period. It occupies 16 rooms and 4 courtyards. The exhibition consists of furniture, pictorial works, documents, household objects, creating the atmosphere of the time and taking the visitors back to the 19th century. Each of the rooms has its own theme and focuses on a specific part of life, we have an archeological room, religious room, weapons’ room, room of oil in Mendoza, room dedicated to the Unitarian and Federal ideas, Independence room, the civil governor room, and, the most popular one, room dedicated to Liberator General don José de San Martín. Along with the exhibited items and showpieces, the museum houses a library of more that 5,000 volumes, as well as newspapers and documents recording facts from Mendoza's history.

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Sight Name: Museum of the Cuyo's Past
Sight Location: Mendoza, Argentina
Sight Type: Museum/Gallery
Guide(s) containing this sight: Museums Walking Tour in Mendoza   City Orientation Walk  

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.
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
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
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
Mendoza Squares Walk

Mendoza Squares Walk

Mendoza is one of the most beautiful cities in Argentina. It is especially famous for beautiful parks and squares, each in its own, unique style. During this tour you will have a chance to visit and explore four symmetrical squares: Plaza San Martín, Plaza Chile, Plaza Italia, Plaza España, as well as the main city square - Plaza Independencia.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.2 Km or 2.6 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
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