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Calle Defensa 755 | San Telmo, Buenos Aires C1065AAM, Argentina
San Telmo
+54 11 4361-3002
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All reviews private museum restored house wealthy family great restoration english tour ba history local history old mansion historical perspective piece of history perfect english hour tour tour takes sunday market great tour trip to buenos aires tenement
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When Jorge Eckstein bought an old mansion in 1985 he never expected it would be the start of an interesting trip into the history of town. He discovered tunnels which were abandoned late 1800. It took them 20 years before the old tunnels were refurbished...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visit the place as a side event during a conference. Amazing restoration of an old building and factory in combination with art exhibition and restaurant. Had a very nice time, food and entertainment. I suggest the place to spent an evening or just to have...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank DimitrisMarkakis
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

A private project to restore an early BA structure turned sideways. With the owner’s love and tons of money he right sided all. In the process a massive tunnel was discovered below. In all human development of urban areas rivers were not just re-directed but...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank LorenzoelJefe
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

Loved the English provided tour of this restored building and it's archeological discovery. The tour guide provided great detail of the history of the City, helping to connect the dots between other tours and attractions visited.

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Katie G
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Amazing house, how it has been restored. It is a place full of history where you can see and understand how Buenos Aires was and it evolution. It is placed in an area that is a must when you visit Buenos Aires!!! San Telmo, where...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank PepsTT
Reviewed 21 October 2018

We were pleasantly surprised by how much we enjoyed our visit - we expected to like it, but the history of the place was so much more interesting than we had anticipated. We were given a great tour, and the guide was able to answer...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Olivia D
Reviewed 11 October 2018

Wonderful history lesson of the city! We thoroughly enjoyed seeing what lies underneath the city streets of Buenos Aires.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Barbara T
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

Attending a business dinner here. Great space to host 200 to 300 people. Beautifully restored historic building in the former aristocratic center of BA. Great venue for wedding reception. Highly recommend.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank 748jordana
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Walked right in on Sunday morning after exploring the Féria de San Telmo. Very knowledgeable tour guide (tour conducted in Spanish).

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank rebellok
Reviewed 11 September 2018

This place is truly unique. Perhaps the difference is that it is private rather than public money funding this project, resulting in a very hands on approach to all decisions. This restoration is tastefully and artfully done. The history of this building has been painstakingly...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank BeyondWinnipeg
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San Telmo
Characterized by cobblestones and narrow streets, San
Telmo is defined by the tango, the dance that made
Buenos Aires world-famous. Tango is a fusion of many
different cultures: a true child of immigration, much
like the city itself. Nowadays, it comes alive after
dark in the milongas (dance parties) attended by both
locals and visitors alike, who dance until the wee
hours of the morning. During the day, the antique
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6 December 2018|
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Response from Daniel A | Reviewed this property |
Just turn in, but check the opening hours
Wendy L
17 February 2018|
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Response from graymond917 | Reviewed this property |
You can only see the facility by guided tour. Check the internet for times and language.