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Museo Regional El Calafate

Av. A.Brown y G.Bonarelli, El Calafate, Argentina
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Ranked #21 of 23 attractions in El Calafate
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Museums
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Top Contributor
165 reviews 165 reviews
17 attraction reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

Visit to this excellent museum dealing with the other side of Patagonia, the pre history and the lot of the indigenous peoples. The latter is a sad and moving story and was told with sensitivity and care. A very well designed display layout, mainly in Spanish but supported with a English translation in a loose leaf folder. A modest entry... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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31 reviews 31 reviews
5 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013

Paid a visit to this tiny museum when we were in El Calafate. It had 4 small rooms for display, all contained in a small house. There were explanations as to the formation of the patagonia area geography, fossil records and the indigenous people. Some replicas of documents, maps and hunting tools were there. Also, a short segment on the... More

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Sydney, Australia
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2012 via mobile

It was the depth of winter, mud everywhere but the walk off the beaten track to this museum was a trip we are glad we made. Be warned, it's not for the cynical, manage your expectations. The museum is a labour of love. But substance triumphs over style and you will leave after an hour well informed and perhaps even... More

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Valencia, Spain
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33 reviews 33 reviews
19 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2012

The museum provides good information about the local region. It has a friendly athmosphere and it is very well placed. We enjoyed it thouroughly.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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68 reviews 68 reviews
30 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2012

Is a nice idea have this museum, but has maintenance problems and is not very good to see.

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