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Address: Camino al Glaciar Perito Moreno a 6 km de El Calafate, El Calafate, Argentina
Phone Number: 02902 497912
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Description: GLACIARIUM is a modern interpretive galciological centre, and one of the...
GLACIARIUM is a modern interpretive galciological centre, and one of the few Glacier Museums in the world. The understanding of glaciers and environmental awareness are our main subjects.The exhibits include models, dioramas, photographs, screens, interactive representations, a 3D documentary, and other modern resources that provide an enriching experience.
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Well worth visiting for the displays and the explanations. Catch a free bus from the centre of town out. Spent several hours looking around, gaining information before going out... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

Well worth visiting for the displays and the explanations. Catch a free bus from the centre of town out. Spent several hours looking around, gaining information before going out to the Glacier.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

If you have any interest in the glaciers you will visit or visited already, this is the place. The most comprehensive presentation of Argentina glaciers. Must see. Highly recommend.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

This is a unique modern museum focussing on glaciers and the history of them and their discovery. It is well laid out. Visually much thought has gone into the collection and assembly of information and its display. We found that the intensity of the information overload too much. We couldn't take it all in and much was lost on us.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We came and enjoyed the ice bar, which was a unique experience. You are only there for about 30 minutes, but in that time you can visit the open bar as many times as you want. Twice was plenty ! The staff was nice and the bartender had us try a drink we had never had before. Worth a visit... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

While in El Calafate my wife and I had to visit this unique museum, which tells the story of ice, icebergs and glaciers and discovery. In my opinion they did a very good job in design and presentation. Museum employees discretely track English or Spanish speaking visitors and inform them when a video starts playing in their language. Fascinating for... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Good to understand the geography of glaciers. It's worth the visit, ideally before visiting the actual parks and glaciers

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

If you're traveling to any glaciers in the region ( which you should be! ) it's great to visit the museum first to really understand what you're seeing. The ice bar is a fun novelty but is small, and I wouldn't recommend to anyone who has been to a real ice bar before.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

This will probably be the only review that I ever do of a glacier museum. This place provided a fascinating insight into every aspect of glaciers. It is a modern museum using the latest media techniques to demonstrate different aspects of glaciers. It was good to go here after seeing the Perito Merino glacier.

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Greetings from Patagonia and thanks for our positive feedback. We believe everyone should drop by the Glaciarium to have a greater understanding of our beautiful region. Kind regards. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

such an informative museum… the film particularly was really worth watching. We spent over an hour there, only pro blame was the shuttle bus did not take you back to town if you had made the effort to walk there!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

The Glaciarium was a fun experience but was very touristy. We had an allocated 25 mins slot which wasn't really long enough. Shuttle bus from El Calafate was very busy.

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