Visitors more interested in culture, may bear fruit holiday in Mendoza to enjoy visiting one of the numerous and attractive museums of the province. In Mendoza there are not only snow, Sun and wine. Its cultural life is stimulating and active, what emphasis is placed on the importance that there are museums, custodians of its history. You can visit museums in which the heritage is preserved with great care for the enjoyment of future generations, and is clear, present in this beautiful province. The of the Pasado Cuyano Museum, in the city of Mendoza, proposes a journey in time until the 19th century.
Through its 16 rooms and their four yards equals immersed in everyday life from Mendoza, La Rioja and traverses during that turbulent century, key in the political and social construction of Argentina as a nation. The heritage of the Museum draws donations from those who have inherited all sorts of objects of high historical value and want to share them with the community. Furniture, toiletries, tableware, toys, documents, paintings all items everyday objects are cooperating to perfectly recreate the Cuyo atmosphere of those years. The Museum is located inside a building declared a national historical heritage. The House that belonged to the mendocino Governor Civil Francisco reinforces the illusion of journey into the past that the Museum offers tourists. But in their rooms not only hoard testimonies of daily life in the province.
Many of them are intended for the milestones that marked the evolution of that era. Among others, the Independence Hall, the Unitarians and federal, Civil Governor or the tanker development in Mendoza. Mention aside deserves, of course, that refers to the Jose of San Martin, father of the nation. One of the most popular among tourists, this room keeps an exact replica of the famous corvo sword of the hero of the Andes. Other notable rooms are the archaeological, key room to learn more about the indigenous peoples of those lands, religious room and the Cuyo room. Pasado Cuyano Museum has also a very complete library with more than 5500 volumes, and also an interesting newspaper and a file of documents that are chronic vivas of the history and the relevant figures of the region. A walk to not set aside during our vacation in Mendoza.