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30 Jul 2016
“Interesting ”
19 Apr 2016
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Ruta 39, Uspallata, Argentina
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Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

A pleasant stop along the way to Villavicencio. Interesting stories and a first hands view this areas history.

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed 19 April 2016

As we were driving into the Andes we stopped here. It gave us a chance to get out and enjoy the mountain scenery and gave us a chance to experience what this place had to offer.... it was the best!! Highly recommended on your way...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank gary c
Reviewed 21 March 2015

this site is at a left turn from La Ruta De Los Caracoles 2k north of Uspallata. Strange chimneys in a row were used to smelt copper and other metals. A somewhat disjointed museum includes local archaeology but very little on how the industry worked.

Date of experience: March 2015
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Reviewed 8 January 2015

not the best place to visist at uspallata. Nice historical house. If you're interested by energetic places ask how to go at the tourist information.

Date of experience: December 2014
Thank Pz1965
Reviewed 9 October 2014

It is a small free museum and a place of interest on Route 39 you can visit on your way while exploring Andes around Uspallata. The vaults were built in the eighteenth century by the Jesuits to be used as shelter and protection from the...More

Date of experience: October 2014
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Reviewed 8 April 2012

This old gold melting place is ok to visit, if you pass it anyway. I wouldn't make it the goal of your visit though. The museum inside is very small and only in Spanish. The building itself is the most interesting feature. If you pass...More

Date of experience: March 2012
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Reviewed 1 January 2011

An old Jesuit mineral furnace. Guided tours for free, although they asked for a tip. Much of the place has been rebuilt or is closed to the public because of earthquakes. Still kind of interesting for a quick visit.

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