Museum of Latin American Art of Buenos Aires (Malba)


The Museum of Latin American Art of Buenos Aires, best known as MALBA, is one of the most visited tourist spots for tourists and it is an ideal plan for rainy days in Buenos Aires.

Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires

Located in the Palermo district and opened in 2001 the Museum aims to arouse interest by Latin American artists. In that sense, it brings together the art collection of the Costantini Foundation with great works of 20th century Latin American artists such as Frida Kahlo, Roberto Matta, Diego Rivera, Xul Solar, Emilio Pettoruti, Antonio Berni, Tarsila do Amaral and Wilfredo Lam.

Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires

The 220 works of art belong to different formats such as paintings, photographs, prints, sculptures, drawings and objects making a large collection of talented artists.

Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires

In addition the MALBA offers temporary exhibitions of Argentine and international artists. It has its own cinema, a shop to buy souvenirs and a prestigious restaurant inside.

In case you want to know the temporary works that will be exhibiting during your stay in Buenos Aires we recommend to visit the Museum´s calendar.

Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires

Useful Information

How to get there

  • By bus: Lines that stop on Av. Figueroa Alcorta are 67, 102, 130, 124. Others (in a four-block radious): 10, 37, 38, 41, 59, 60, 67, 92, 93, 95, 108, 110, 118, 128.
  • On foot: From the Recoleta Cemetery is approximately 25 minutes walk.
  • By car: We share you an interactive map. Click here to access the page.
  • By taxi: Click here to estimate your taxi fare.
  • By subway: Take line D (green) and get off at Bulnes or Scalabrini Ortiz Station. But from Santa Fe Av. to the Museum you must walk several blocks.


  • General: $90.
  • Students, teachers and retirees accredited: $45.
  • Under 5 years: free.
  • People with disabilities: Free.
  • ICBC customers: 20% off / MALBA shop Club La Nation Premium 10%: 2 X 1 Monday and Thursday Associates Medife Silver, Gold and Platinum: 2 X 1 Social Secure ASE: 2 x 1 presenting the company voucher.


  • General: $45.
  • Students, teachers and retirees accredited: Free.
  • People with disabilities: Free.


  • Monday to Thursday: 12:00 to 20:00.
  • Wednesday: 12:00 to 21:00.
  • Tuesday: closed.
  • Holidays: The Museum opens from 12 to 20, except Tuesdays.


  • Wednesday to Monday from 12:00 to 20:00.


  • General: $55.
  • Students and pensioners: $28.
  • International releases and films with live music: $80.
  • Students and pensioners: $40.
  • Subscription: $240.
  • Students and pensioners: $120.


  • Daily from 9:00 to 20:00.
  • Friday and Saturday until 24:00.

Guided Tours

  • Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays at 5 pm.
  • The Museum offers guided tours in English and Spanish for closed groups. It is necessary to book in advance by phone.