Museum of Foreign Debt
The Museum of Foreign Debt (Spanish: Museo de la Deuda Externa) was opened on April 28, 2005 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The museum highlights the dangers of borrowing money from abroad. There are no English translations in the museum, everything is in the Spanish language. The Argentine economic crisis that drove the 2001 riots in Argentina prompted the largest foreign debt default in history – approximately $100 billion USD.
The museum is located at the Faculty of Economics of the University of Buenos Aires, and shows the debt's history, how it grew, and the responsible parties for each action since the first attempt of independence in 1810. The museum has no entrance fee.
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