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El Calafate Historical Interpretation Center

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Brown Esquina Bonarelli, El Calafate 9405, Argentina
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+54 2902 49-2799
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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.

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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 :)

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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

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

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

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

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

1  Thank Valmobabe
Reviewed 8 March 2017

It is worth a visit if you have the time when in El Calafate. It is very small and quite interesting to see the dinosaur skeletons, though there is not a great deal else apart from a handful of monochrome pictures and videos in Spanish....More

Thank snapdecisions
Reviewed 21 January 2017

An excellent activity, informative and fun, it is worth the time. Childrens also will enjoy this, as much as teen agers and adults. from paleontological to present times, there are some dinosaur and mammals fossils, arrowheads, etc.

Thank FRANCISCO G
Reviewed 10 January 2017

A wonderful little gem in the middle of El Calafate! A very resourceful place if you want to know a little about the local (pre)history.

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