Museo Carlos Gardel


Housed in a former pulpería (the general store/bar that used to operate on many estancias), this sweet little museum documents Tacuarembó’s claim as birthplace of revered tango singer Carlos Gardel – a claim vigorously contested by Argentina and France! Turn off Ruta 26 at Km 208, head about 1km south, cross the river and turn right to reach the museum.

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