National Day of the Historical Monuments 2017

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Cabildo de Buenos Aires
The National Day of the Historical Monuments 2017 will  be celebrated on Saturday March 18th and Sunday March 19th in many cities around the country. During the weekend hundreds of National Monuments and other historical buildings will be open with free entrance to all the public, with guided visits and special activities so visitors can learn about their history, architecture, and patrimonial value.

The activities in the city of Buenos Aires include:

Patrimonial Guided Visit (free): Start 2 pm at Cabildo: Meeting Point: Hipólito Yrigoyen 511
Continues 3 pm Catedral. Ends 4 pm at Plaza de Mayo

Church San Ignacio Loyola  – Bolívar 215. Saturday 8 am to  12 pm  and 4 pm to 9 pm. Sunday 9 am to 1 pm and 4 pm to 9 pm. Guided visits, concerts, and liturgical celebrations.

Manzana de las Luces – Perú 272. Saturday and Sunday: Free guided visit at 3 pm.

Cathedral of Buenos Aires – Av. Rivadavia 437. 9 am to 6:45 pm. Special guided visit at 3 pm (continuation of the guided visit of Cabildo at 2 pm)

Parrish San Pedro González Telmo – Humberto 1° 340.  Sunday 3.30 pm to 7 pm. At 5.30 pm: Organ concert.

Palacio Paz – Av. Santa Fe 750. Saturday 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. Guided visits every hour. Duration 45min. Limited capacity. Requires previous registration calling 11-2254-1091 (Mon to Fri 3pm to 6pm). An ID must be presented to enter.

Casa del Teatro – Av. Santa Fe 1243. Sat and Sun 1 pm to 6 pm. Free access, no guided visits.

Former National Library /current Centro Nacional de la Música – México 564. Saturday and Sunday 2 pm to 7 pm. Guided visits 3 pm and 5 pm.

National Library -  Agüero 2502. Saturday and Sunday, guided visit at 4 pm.

Former Immigrants' Hotel – Av. Antártida Argentina (next to Buquebus Terminal). Saturday and Sunday 12 pm to 8 pm. Guided visits at 2 pm and 4 pm (Museum of Immigration)  and 5 pm (Contemporary Arts Center).

Government House (Casa Rosada) – Balcarce 50. Saturday and Sunday 10 am to 6 pm. Guided visits (last entrance at 5:30 pm). Requires previous reservation at: visitas.casarosada.gob.ar. An ID must be presented to enter.

Museum of Cabildo of Buenos Aires – Bolívar 50. Saturday and Sunday: Guided visit at 2 pm (Continues at the Cathedral at 3 pm). 

Chacarita Cemetery – Av. Guzmán 680. Saturday and Sunday 9:30 am only. Tour to visit the Pantheons and tombs declared National Historic Monument. Meeting point: aisle indicating "Área Patrimonio Histórico". Suspended in case of rain.

Water Palace – Riobamba 750, 1st Floor. Saturday 6 pm to 12 am. Guided visits every hour to the Museums of Water and Sanitary History.

Altos de Elorriaga – Adolfo Alsina  417. Saturday and Sunday 10 am to 6 pm.  a 18hs. Guided visits every hour.

National Historical Museum – Defensa 1600. Saturday and Sunday 11 am to 6 pm.

Banco de la Nación Argentina -  Rivadavia 325. Saturday 12 pm to 10 pm. Sunday 12 pm to 6 pm. Guided visits. 

Museum Mitre (House of Bartolome Mitre) – San Martín 336. Saturday and Sunday 1:30 pm to 6 pm. Activities: workshops for childre; guided visits; musical concert.

French Embassy. Cerrito 1399. Guided visits Saturday 2 pm to 6 pm.

Residence of the Ambassador of Uruguay - Av. Figueroa Alcorta 3316. Saturday and Sunday, 10 am to 4 pm.

Museum Casa de Ricardo Rojas – Charcas 2837. Saturday and Sunday open 11 am to 7 pm. Guided visit at 4 pm.

Association Friends of the Tramway – Departure from Emilio Mitre & José Bonifacio every half hour, from 5 pm to 8.30 pm, on the trams “Preston Nº3” and “Compañía Lacroze”, delcared National Historic Monuments.

Danish Evangelic Church – Carlos Calvo 257. Saturday 3 pm to 8:30 pm and Sunday 4 pm to 8:30 pm. Mass at 6 pm. 

Eco Park of Buenos Aires (former BA Zoo) – Av. Las Heras & Av. Sarmiento. Saturday and Sunday guided visits at 10 am and 3 pm. The visit consists in a tour around the different architectural constructions in the Park. Limited capacity. Requires previous registration calling 15-2254-1091 (Mon to Fri 3pm to 6pm). Tickets must be picked up on the day of the event at the box office presenting an ID. The meeting point for the visit is at República de la India & Cerviño.

National Museum of Decorative Arts, Palacio Errázuriz Alvear – Av. del Libertador 1902. Saturday and Sunday 2 pm to 7 pm. Guided visits every hour.

Fishermans´Club – Av. Rafael Obligado S/Nº & Av. Sarmiento – Costanera Norte. Saturday and Sunday 3 pm to 8 pm. Members of the Club will receive the visitors (access to the Pier will be restricted).

House of Domingo Sarmiento – Sarmiento 1251. Saturday and Sunday 12 pm to 6 pm. Guided visits 1:30 pm and 4.30 pm.

National Congress (House of Representatives) – Av. Rivadavia 1850. Saturday and Sunday 2 pm to 6 pm. Guided visits at 2, 3, 4 and 5 pm. Duration: 1.25 hrs approx.

Usina del Arte – Agustín Caffarena 1. Saturday and Sunday open 11.30 am to 9 pm. Concerts for adults and children. Photo exhibit Henri Cartier Bresson. Guided visits to the building at 2, 3, 4, and 5 pm. Limited capacity. Requires previous registration at;  www.ba.tours/actividad/visitas-guiadas-en-usina-del-arte-72781538 . An ID must be presented to enter.

Convent San Ramón Nonato – Reconquista 269. Saturday and Sunday 12 pm to 5 pm. Guided visits at 1 pm and 4 pm. Visitas guiadas 13 y 16 hs. Require previous registration calling 15-2254-1091 (Mon to Fri 3pm to 6pm). An ID must be presented to enter.
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Teatro Gran Rex – Av. Corrientes 857. Saturday Guided visits 12:30 pm, 1:30 pm, and 2:30 pm. Require previous registration calling 15-2254-1091 (Mon to Fri 3pm to 6pm). An ID must be presented to enter.

Corvette Navy Ship ARA Uruguay. Av. Alicia Moreau de Justo 550, Puerto Madero, Saturday and Sunday 10 am to 7 pm.

Frigate ARA Presidente Sarmiento. Av. Alicia Moreau de Justo 980, Puerto Madero, Saturday and Sunday 10 am to 7 pm.

Hospital Militar Central Cirujano Mayor Dr. Cosme Argerich - Av. Luis María Campos 726. Saturday and Sunday 10 am to 4 pm. Art Deco & Rationalist style. 

Superior School of War - Av. Luis María Campos 480.  Saturday and Sunday 10 am to 4 pm. Art Deco & Rationalist style. 

Headquarters Regiment Granaderos a Caballo “Libertador General San Martín” - Av. Luis María Campos Nº 554. Saturday and Sunday 10 am to 4 pm. 

Headquarters of Infantry Regiment 1 “Patricios”. Avenida Intendente Bullrich Nº 417 / 517. Saturday and Sunday, 10 am to 1 pm and 3 pm to 7 pm.

National Archives of the Army. Defensa 628, Saturday 10 am to 6 pm

Archaeology of Buenos Aires. La Pulpería Quilapán – Meeting point: Defensa 1344. Saturday 2 pm.

Viewpoints of Buenos Aires. Fundación Cassará – Meeting point: Av. de Mayo 1190/94. Saturday 4 pm. ábado 16:00 hs. Limited capacity. Requires previous registration calling March 15, 16 and 17, from 11 am to 4 pm Tel 4339-1900 (int. 127).

Tour around Montserrat – San Telmo on calle Defensa – Meeting point: Monument to Don Pedro de Mendoza, Parque Lezama. Saturday 5:30 pm.

Show at Hotel Castelar. Marilí Machado Latin American Music – Meeting point: Av. De Mayo 1152. Saturday 8 pm.

Show at Bar La Academia. Martín Rodriguez. Rock, Pop & Folk – Meeting point: Av. Callao 368. Saturday 9 pm.

Zanjón de Granados – Meeting point 755. Sunday 11:00 am.  Limited capacity. Requires previous registration calling March 15, 16 and 17, from 11 am to 4 pm Tel 4339-1900 (int. 126). 

The Cafes and Avenida de Mayo – Meeting point: Av. De Mayo & Bolívar, corner of the Cabildo. Historical-architectural tour. Sunday 12 pm.

Archaeology of Buenos Aires. Former Pasaje Belgrano – Meeting point: Bolivar 375. Sunday 2 pm.

Viewpoints of Buenos Aires. Hotel Panamericano – Meeting point: Carlos Pellegrini 551. Sunday 4 pm. Domingo 16:00. Limited capacity. Requires previous registration calling March 15, 16 and 17, from 11 am to 4 pm Tel 4339-1900 (int. 127). 

Show at Bar El Progreso. Tagini-Merlino Dúo Tango – Meeting point: Av. Montes de Oca 1702. Sunday 8 pm. 

Show at Bar Iberia. Trío Martínez 2 – Lifschitz: Tango, Folklore and Candombe – Meeting point: Av. De Mayo 1196. Sunday 9 pm.

Centro Cultural Recoleta (former Franciscan Convent) - Junin 1930. Saturday and Sunday 11:30 am to 10 pm. Guided visits.

Recoleta Cemetery. Meeting point:  Junín  1760. Saturday and Sunday 10 am. Duration 2 hrs approx. Suspended in case of rain. (Visit to the tombs declared National Historic Monument)

For more information on other activities in cities across the country and additional sites to visit in Buenos Aires, go to:
https://dianacionaldelosmonumentos.wordpress.com/

Chacarita Cemetery

French Embassy


National Historical Museum

Decorative Arts Museum


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