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Undiscovered gem!

Well worth the visit and has nowhere near enough visitors! There is a massive room filled with... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2016
GeorgiaRSwift
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Interesting archives

The museum is located in a beautiful building, absolutelly worth going in. Free entrance. Great... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2016
Janine R
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19 Jun 2016
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12 Jun 2016
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Reviewed 19 June 2016

Well worth the visit and has nowhere near enough visitors! There is a massive room filled with geological specimens, and a room dedicated to palaeontology. There is also a room about dinosaurs; however it is dimly lit. The exhibit on natural processes is also really...More

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Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

The museum is located in a beautiful building, absolutelly worth going in. Free entrance. Great collection of minerals and fossiles but do not expect world class standards. It is all very simple.

1  Thank Janine R
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incredible views of the city, the neighbourhood runs
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Acucar). It is said that the locals in Urca are “bon
vivant,” which is one of the reasons the area attracts
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