This museum dedicated to the memory of Eva Perón and its foundation opened its doors on July 26, 2002, in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the death of one of the most important characters in local politics, a figure that even today still arouses passions between The Argentines
Located in one of the most elegant and exclusive neighborhoods of the city, this museum is housed in an old property that was part of the Eva Peron Foundation. And where much of his work to assist the unprotected was carried out.
This museum invites us to a chronological journey through the life of Eva Duarte de Perón, beginning with her humble childhood in the town of Los Toldos, her first steps in the entertainment world, her encounter with Juan Domingo Perón, her time as First Lady , his travels and the fight for the female vote, in addition to his work in the foundation and helping his “little black cabins”, the most unprotected class in Argentina.
In addition to the museum, the Eva Perón National Institute for Historical Research works here, with its respective library and newspaper library. Also on the ground floor there is a prestigious first-class cafe restaurant, ideal for lunch in its picturesque courtyard or a romantic dinner.
In the showcases of each one of the rooms, we will be able to observe the different objects and gala dresses worn by Eva herself during her period as the first Argentine lady. In addition to other quite interesting objects such as a mortuary mask made by the artist Juan Carlos Pallarols, the first female ID of Argentina on behalf of Eva, decorations, elements of everyday use with the faces of Perón and Evita, translations of the book The reason for My life in different languages, among others.
Another of the rooms are dedicated to the work of the Eva Perón Foundation, where the old sheet metal toys and dolls that the foundation distributes in the humblest homes, as well as sewing machines for their mothers, in addition to the newspaper articles and Objects of the time. On its walls we will see photographs of how the rooms of the house were at the time of the foundation and the work that is done there.