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El Calafate Historical Interpretation Center

Open Now: 10:00 - 20:00
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El Calafate History Museum Tour
From US$11,00*
El Calafate History Museum Tour
From US$11,00*
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Brown Esquina Bonarelli, El Calafate 9405, Argentina
+54 2902 49-2799
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed it thoroughly! Yeah not shiny and new but I enjoyed the rich, detailed content. Price is right, and free mate.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 27 November 2018 via mobile

Tucked down a quieter part of town this museum covers prehistoric through to modern times describing history through all people from the native indigenous to recent migrants. The artefacts and testimonials are presented well and are insightful.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

Interesting museum. Great for the people who like the Dino and also the real story of the natives. A place to go.

Date of experience: July 2018
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museocalafate, Propietario at El Calafate Historical Interpretation Center, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2018

Thank you for your opinion!

Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

This is a small museum.Nothing special. If you have time and nothing to do you can visit.They give free mate after the visit.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank 3SEse7
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

This little museum gives a great overview if the patagonian history! We spent more than two hours exploring, totally recommendable. In the end the guy who worked there invited us for a mate :)

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 18 March 2018

Receptionist didn't speak English but couldn't have been more helpful offering us a reduction on our entry price due to our age. All signs are in Spanish but we were given an English translation. Amazing how much information has been included in this little museum...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Vivienne w
Reviewed 24 January 2018

This interpretation center is small, but well made. It has an overview of the history of the place, from dinosaurs to the Patagonian Strikes. Invaluable, moving documents about indigenous peoples and the Patagonian workers and strikes. Worth a couple of hours. Some of the exhibits...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Sandra D
Reviewed 27 September 2017

This museum is very small but includes very important dinosaurs fossils .You can see the fossils of dinosaurs who had lived in that area a few million years ago.The entrance of museum is very lovely since it has a wood stove and the the kettle...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Nahit636
Reviewed 10 May 2017

This museum is small, but has some great exhibits that kids love. There is also a film on Patagonia's history and the glaciers that show the glacier ruptures over the last 15 years. At the end the kids got to color a picture of a...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Charlotte C
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

A different sort of museum. A different approach to history. The palaeontology part was interesting. The giant mammals were new to us. But we particularly enjoyed the presentation of Patagonia's social history. So recent and so shocking. All this and a convivial "mate" with the...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Valmobabe
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