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The Anton Valley Historical and Cultural Museum

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Address: Calle Central y Calle San Jose, El Valle de Anton, Panama
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Nice Small Museum

This is a very small museum behind the church but has some very nice displays. It only takes a half hour or so to visit but has information on the geological history of the area... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 15, 2015
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Mississauga, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Spent too much time in an animal Rescue "Zoo". Not what I really wanted to see. Very brief time spent in Anton Valley itself.

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Ridgetown
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

This is a very small museum behind the church but has some very nice displays. It only takes a half hour or so to visit but has information on the geological history of the area, petroglyphs and historical and cultural artifacts. Note: Some of the recent reviews here are for the zoo, waterfall, etc. This is the museum, totally different!

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Niagara Falls ON
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6 reviews 6 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

There were large birds in small cages. The mesh on the cages was quite small and it made taking pictures difficult. Small pool for the "therapeutic" waters.

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Cambridge, Canada
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

The kids enjoyed the hike up to the waterfall. The mineral spa was a little disappointing. Looked like a man-made tub filled with dirty water that was suppose to make for skin glow!!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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84 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

This is basically a one-room museum located in the garden of the church next door. Cost is only $1 and it doesn't take more than about 30-40 minutes to walk through. There are cards to explain some of the things in English. the first wall shows some of the geological history and formation of the valley, followed on the second... More 

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London, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Lots of stops and things to see. Enjoyed the waterfall and suspension bridges. The zoo was very interesting with lots of bird species etc. Shopping left a little to be desired. Not much more than souvenirs unfortunately.

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Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Termales, rainforest and the zoo were ok, but nothing overly interesting, the shopping part was not worth a stop-over.

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Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
15 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Just a simple small town with lots of handicrafts and a hot spring bath location. Nice and quiet with quaint, unsophisticated good restaurants.

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Bluffton, South Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014 via mobile

I wish one of the three people congregated around the cash box had offered to provide a tour. There is a lot of El Valle artifacts, some hundreds of years old, some contemporary. The $1 admission is fair. It is located immediately to the left of the church.

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Boise, Idaho
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7 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

The garden walkway into the Museum is lovely. Just like my great grandmother's garden would have been. Charming and natural with a kind hand tending it. We were disappointed to find the Museum padlocked. The adjacent church was open, however and allowed a nice respite. The Nativity scene was still up and was so very pleasant to examine. There is... More 

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