Attractions

Top Choice Museum in La Boca

Museo Benito Quinquela Martín

Once the home and studio of painter Benito Quinquela Martín (1890–1977), this fine-arts museum exhibits his works and those of other Argentine artists. Quinquela Martín used silhouettes of laboring men, smokestacks …
Top Choice Street in La Boca

El Caminito

La Boca's most famous street and 'open-air' museum is a magnet for visitors, who come to see its brightly painted houses and snap photographs of the figures of Juan and Eva Perón, Che Guevara and soccer legend Diego…
Museum in La Boca

Museo de la Pasión Boquense

This high-tech fútbol museum chronicles the history of the boisterous neighborhood of La Boca and its famous soccer team Boca Juniors with displays on the club's idols, championships and trophies and, of course, the…
Gallery in La Boca

Fundación Proa

Only the most cutting-edge national and international artists are invited to show at this contemporary art center, with its high ceilings, white walls and large display halls. The innovative installations utilize a …
Notable Building in La Boca

Torre Fantasma

This private apartment building, which resembles a medieval castle, is said to be haunted. The story goes that after the house was built in 1915, evil spirits moved in and made their presence felt by smashing glasse…
Museum in La Boca

Museo del Cine

This small museum is housed in the former accommodations block of the electricity plant that is now the Usina del Arte. It contains the original posters (painted by hand) for some of the first films to be screened i…
Museum in La Boca

Museo Histórico de Cera

Wax reconstructions of historical figureheads (literally) and dioramas of scenes in Argentine history are the specialty of this small and tacky private museum. Among the 95 characters depicted are naval hero Guiller…
Notable Building in La Boca

Casa Amarilla

This house is a replica of the residence of William (Guillermo) Brown, the Irish-born admiral who fought in the wars of Independence and created Argentina's first navy. A sculpture of Brown can be seen in front of t…