Cultural Center of the Republic, Asuncion

#3 of 29 in Museums in Paraguay
Specialty Museum · Museum
For a piece of Paraguayan history, visit Cultural Center of the Republic, a museum containing many tidbits from the local culture. The museum is situated in the Cabildo building, a colonial-era mansion and seat of the first Paraguayan Senate, later housing the Congress. Admire the imposing pink facade of the building and explore the museum exhibits inside. Varied items showcased include important political documents, pottery, tools, and everyday items from the indigenous community. See the collections of modern and colonial artworks, an exhibit dedicated to Paraguayan music and dance, or one of the other collections of cultural pieces. Put Cultural Center of the Republic and other Asuncion attractions into our Asuncion sightseeing app, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • The building held the legislative chamber during the dictatorship. We sat in the seats as our guide talked about life at that time. There was also a small but interesting museum relating to...  more »
  • This museum is in the beautiful Cabildo. Unfortunately, the Cabildo is in a part of town full of shanties and could be in better repair. The museum itself houses many fine objects though the...  more »
  • Very interesting the "museo de la inmigracion", a lot of ancient objects and stories about the people who migrated to paraguai during the centuries. If you are interested about the story of paraguay it will help you in understanding it better.
  • Excelente and our guide Lidia Ramirez outstanding!

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