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Ecocentro

Julio Verne 3784, Puerto Madryn, Argentina
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Type: Educational Sites, Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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Moscow, Russia
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56 reviews 56 reviews
20 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

This is a nice museum, worth visiting if you are around, very educational and with some nice touches. It is small, so it will not take you more than 1 hours, 90 minutes tops.

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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40 reviews 40 reviews
11 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

Museum is nice not that big. But why do people not coming from Argentnie pay a higher entrence fee. You need around 45 minuten to see it al

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Lincoln, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

The sensory exhibit on whales will stay with me forever. Make sure to climb to the top of the building for a great view.

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Guatemala City, Guatemala
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187 reviews 187 reviews
116 attraction reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

I really enjoyed this place. Interesting interactive exhibits where you get to feel what it's like to be under the water with the right whales. Also you walk through these ropes to get sensory feelings of the right whales. Different. Nice exhibits and I liked it that everything was explained in Spanish and English.

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London
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766 reviews 766 reviews
576 attraction reviews
492 helpful votes 492 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2012

Only open in the afternoons - said 3pm - but they eventually sauntered over to open the gates at 3.15pm. Once in the building we were directed to pass thru the curtains on the right and then through an exhibition dedicated to the whales. Sounded good but all that involved was watching screens with staggered film of a whale passing... More

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Sydney,Australia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
17 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2012

A wonderful exhibition of the history of the area and how the Atlantic ocean plays such an important role in the ecology of the area. Try and be there at sunset as the views and clours are amazing. Allow plenty of time to view all the exhibits.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2012

The Ecocentro is one of the nicer museums I visited in South America. They've got some interesting information about local sea life, and some cool interactive pools. It seems like it's great for children. Lots of fun stuff to play with. Not to mention the views are great. But unless you're really interested in marine biology, or you're traveling with... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2011

Unfortunately we didn't get to see this. After checking both the hostel information and the information centre it said it was open 3-8pm every day. When we arrived on a Wednesday at 3pm the notice said it was open 5-10pm and closed on Tuesdays. We walked from the city centre but I recommend getting the Linea 2 bus at 1.75... More

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london
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59 reviews 59 reviews
16 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2011

this attraction is wonderful, very interactive and great location. It was our second trip and we bee-lined to the Ecocentro as we had limited time before. it will not disappoint.

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St Louis, MO
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2011

We visited the Ecocentro on our first day in Puerto Madryn and it was a great way to begin our visit there. Lots of great displays, great views, and friendly bilingual staff who are happy to share their knowledge of the region's sea life. Open in the afternoons only. If you stay at the Territorio hotel it's a short walk... More

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