Museo Histórico Provincial
Museo Histórico Franciscano
Alongside the San Francisco church and convent, this retains a strong selection of colonial art from local painters, the Cuzco school...
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 is one of those hybrid places that always look good on paper but rarely work. Yet this one does. Big breakfasts (check out the...
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Museo Histórico Provincial information
During Argentina’s civil wars, a bullet pierced the imposing wooden door of this colonial house, killing General Juan Lavalle, a hero of the wars of independence. His story is told here; there is also religious and colonial art, as well as exhibits on the independence era, the evacuation of Jujuy and 19th-century fashion. There are some English labels, and guides on hand to answer questions.