Sunday, April 22, 2007


Museo Histórico Nacional Casa de Rivera

This branch of the National Historic Museum is in Montevideo's Cuidad Vieja a few blocks from the Palacio Taranco and the Plaza Zabala. It's the former home of General Fructoso Rivera, the first president of the Uruguayan republic and the founder of the Colorado Party. Inside, there are big paintings of generals and soldiers and displays of swords and guns from the period .

Open afternoons: Tuesday-Friday & Sunday. Address: Rincón 437. Free admission.

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