situated in the Constitution Building
(Edificio Constitución) on the Matriz
Square (Plaza Matriz) beside the Metropolitan Cathedral
(Catedral Metropolitana), in the heart of the Old City
(Ciudad Vieja) of Montevideo.
These premises are rented, but the Foundation's objective
is to purchase and arrange its own permanent place.
building is well equipped
with a computer-based intelligent system with the latest
generation that controls:
air conditioning cold - heat in all floors.
video surveillance (recorded closed circuit).
intruders perimeter detector.
smoke and fire detector.
building's facade keeps part of the original construction
and it is illuminated with the most modern systems to
highlight this valuable characteristic.
equipment and furnishing has been carried out with the
highest quality standards available.
materials were recovered from the previous original
construction. French iron columns, among others, were
added to the space assigned to the museum
in different places for them to be remarked.