Guide visits at Victoria Ocampo house | What to do in San Isidro

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The Victoria Ocampo mansion was built in 1891 and its and emblematic mansion of San Isidro where several celebrations took places during the whole year. The mansion has guided visits, but it also hosts music and cultural activities. Victoria Ocampo was the heiress of the three-floor mansion with a garden of 10 acres and it hosts famous writers like Border, Cortazar, Mistral and many others.

Victoria Ocampo

The historic house is open to the public from Wednesday to Sunday(and holidays) from 12:30 pm (midday) to 7 pm. Guided visits are available Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Saturday, Sunday and holiday there are guide visits each hour from 2 pm. Ocampo Village was originally large and it extended to the coast of the river and to the Del Libertador Avenue. It was a summer house where the Ocampo spent many months since the late nineteenth century. When Victoria Ocampo became the owner the mansion was converted in a meeting place for intellectuals until the day of her death.

Victoria Ocampo fecha

In 1973 Victoria Ocampo donated the property to UNESCO and today is a National Historical Monument and is open to the public. The guided visits cost around 5usd and are free for children under 12 or for disabled people. The house is located on Elortondo 1837, Beccar, Buenos Aires. We recommend doing the guided visit since its a very beautiful place to visit.

Victoria Ocampo adentro