Carnival Museum

Local Friend: Gustavo

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  • Montevideo

About Gustavo

A kind, caring, peaceful and naturalist boy who loves to discover new places and meeting people different cultures. I usually host people at home all over the world, so I'm always ready to help in any way I can and to learn something of each single person. I have a wide and diverse set of interests, and I love to make trips around the city, organizing events, share long conversations and being up for new challenges and experiences.

About Carnival Museum

The Carnival Museum is opposite the port of Montevideo. It is an interesting way of understanding the feeling of this festival that managed to join different cultures.<br>It is well-known that Montevideo celebrates the longest carnival in the world. It goes January till March and it includes rehearsals, stage preparation, parades and 40 days in a row of events. Nobody can be indifferent to the sound of the drums and the music of the murgas. This is the reason why the Carnival Museum was created in the storehouses at 218 25 de Agosto de 1825 Promenade, near the port market. <br>The place is fully equipped so that visitors can understand that carnival is more than just a festival. It is a way of life for this city.<br>