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The museum is essentially the former house of a very wealthy family that fled Cuba in 1959. A tour gives you a sense of how the uber wealthy lived, and what happened when they fled. i would recommend asking for a guide. We were fortunate...More
The museum is not air conditioned and was a little warm when we went. You are escorted and only so many people are permitted to visit each room. The room furniture and art was varied from Oriental to Italian. Be sure to visit the grounds...More
We visited the National Museum of Decorative Arts in Buenos Aires. It is located only a block and a half from MALBA. This museum is actually a former living space for a very wealthy family. There were two floors. Entrance fee is minimal. You can...More
The art inside is impressive but not incredible. However the building itself is something to see. Its worth the admission just to look at the grand staircases and very impressive stainless ceiling! If you don't have a ton of time and want to see great...More
This is a hidden treasure of a museum, really what it WAS, was a extremely wealthy Contesa's home that the Cuban government confiscated during the revolution and it wasn't gutted or ransacked. The Contesa's treasures are mostly still there and wonderful to see and experience....More
What a home. This was left by a countess and what a gal she must have been. Gracious living in the old french style. Mostly french but with a mixture of Chinese and English. A really nice hour to spend if you like the decorative...More