Museo Histórico Franciscano
Museo Histórico Provincial
During Argentina’s civil wars, a bullet pierced the imposing wooden door of this colonial house, killing General Juan Lavalle, a hero of...
The standout exhibit is a vivid 3000-year-old fertility goddess figure, depicted with snakes for hair and in the act of giving birth....
Jujuy’s 18th-century cathedral replaced a predecessor destroyed by the Diaguita. The outstanding feature, salvaged from the original...
La Peluquería isn’t a hairdresser but a big, popular central pub with an elevated stage for live music.
This place is a standout. The vegetarian food (there’s a daily set menu) is excellent and the sandwiches and pizzas can be washed down...
Belgrano s/n · interesting places nearby
Museo Histórico Franciscano information
Alongside the San Francisco church and convent, this retains a strong selection of colonial art from local painters, the Cuzco school and Bolivian workshops. A confessional from Potosí, a rustic violin from a Jesuit Guaraní mission, and an 18th-century Stations of the Cross series are highlights.