The Museum of Latin American Art of Buenos Aires, better known as MALBA, is one of the best museums you can visit in the city.

It’s a great plan to combine outdoor activities with art as it is located near the Palermo Parks.


“Diego y yo”. Frida Kahlo. 1949.


MALBA is defined as a cultural and dynamic space, offering both its permanent exhibition and a calendar of diverse temporary exhibitions. You will also find literature, film, and design events.

The goal is the preservation, study, and dissemination of Latin American art from the early 20th century. It houses approximately 400 works by modern and contemporary artists.

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Highlighted Works

  • “Diego y yo”. Frida Kahlo. 1949.
  • “Abaporu”. Tarsila do Amaral. 1928.
  • “Retrato de Ramón Gómez de la Serna.” Diego Rivera. 1915.
  • “Pareja”. Xul Solar. 1923.
  • “Metaesquema”. Helio Oiticica. 1958.
  • “La manzana verde”. Wilfredo Lam. 1943.
  • “El viudo”. Fernando Botero. 1968.

Visiting MALBA

The museum is open from Wednesday to Monday, closed on Tuesdays. The general opening hours are from 12 pm to 8 pm, although on Wednesdays, it opens at 11 am.

On Wednesdays, the general admission is cheaper, and students, teachers, and seniors can enter for free. Children under 5 and people with disabilities enter for free every day.

To know the updated prices, you can visit the official museum website.

You can buy tickets online from this website.

Map with location

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