Salto attractions

Dam in Salto

Represa Salto Grande

A source of national pride, this massive hydroelectric dam 14km north of Salto provides over 50% of Uruguay’s electricity. Free 90-minute guided tours (half-hourly) visit both the Uruguayan and Argentine sides. It's…
Museum in Salto

Museo del Hombre y la Tecnología

Housed in a historic market building, this museum features excellent displays on local cultural development and history upstairs, and a small archaeological section downstairs.
Museum in Salto

Museo de Bellas Artes y Artes Decorativas

Displays a nice collection of Uruguayan painting and sculpture in a historic two-story mansion with a grand staircase, stained glass and a back garden.