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Espacio Memoria y Derechos Humanos ex Esma

Av. Del Libertador, 8151, Buenos Aires C1046AAQ, Argentina
+54 11 4704-5525
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Torture, LAS RESISTENCAS

This is one of the most important monuments of the mankind. This place teach us that after WW II we... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2018
mmarijat
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Belgrade, Serbia
Torture

This is a place reminds you how humans can inhuman to other humans.The rulers did to their subjects.

Reviewed 15 May 2018
SE s
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Reviewed 3 June 2018

This is one of the most important monuments of the mankind. This place teach us that after WW II we haven't learned anything. We, as humanity, did not do anything to prevent crimes and murders and hate. We did not stop nacism after WW II....More

Thank mmarijat
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Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

This is a place reminds you how humans can inhuman to other humans.The rulers did to their subjects.

Thank SE s
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Reviewed 6 May 2018

The Space for Memory and for the Promotion and Defense of Human Rights is within what was the site of the School of Mechanics of the Navy (ESMA). This was one of the more than 500 places in the country chosen by the dictators as...More

Thank Betty P
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Reviewed 20 March 2018

A must-see for everyone who wants to understand the younger Argentinian history and what happened during the dictatorship 1976-1983. Highly interesting. Very competent and engaged guides who are able to ignite the wish to learn more about Argentina.

1  Thank 73Maik
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Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

If you don’t speak or read Spanish give this place a miss. Completely unable to interpret anything at this site. Also during my first visit the staff was on strike and admission was denied. Also the contact information they give you for enquiring about English...More

1  Thank canucktraveller216
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Reviewed 31 January 2018

Firstly, as of Jan 2018 I believe guided tours in English are on Tuesday at 10 am but anyone interested should e-mail to find out/check. The site is huge. It's true my partner and I are fascinated by this kind of place but we were...More

1  Thank wonderstevie
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Reviewed 27 January 2018

From our Palermo condo, we took metro D to the end of the line to metro Congreso de Tucuman, then a cab (60 Ap) for the 3 km to this large former Naval Mechanics School. At the main entrance, an English speaking lady gave us...More

1  Thank Gene J
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Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

I visited this museum recently and would encourage anyone to see it for themselves and to physically experience a space where once some very dark history of this country was carried out. There are numerous buildings (14?) within the premise and the 3 main ones...More

2  Thank AHA2006
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Reviewed 28 December 2017

We have been to concentration camps and prisons all over the world and ESMA just doesn't present it's story nearly as well. It is set up for Argentines. And even with knowing the story beforehand...we found the exhibits underwhelming. We did not know if it...More

Thank Al G
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Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

This place is a "must" visit for human rights activists and for people who are interested in the dark period of the military junta regime ("the dirty war"). This "museum" is almost a live witness to the daily life of the detainees who were held...More

Thank Shirley K
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Response from ClaraZ | Reviewed this property |
Colectivos (buses) Liniers - Puente Alsina, por General Paz: 117 y 28 Benavídez - Valentín Alsina, por Avda. del Libertador: 15 La Boca - Olivos, por Avda. del Libertador: 29 La Boca - Estación Boulogne, por Avda. del... More
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Hola! Manda mail a visitasguiadas@espaciomemoria.ar Por ahí se agendan visitas. Saludos!
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