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4 Museos in 1 ! MUSEUM OF THE SEA, HISTORY OF BEACH RESORTS, MUSEUM COLLECTIBLES, INSECTARIUM Over 5000 specimens you never imagined you would see. History of Punta del Este, hundreds of photos. Pirates and buccaneers room. Collectibles: vintage...more
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La Barra de Maldonado, Punta del Este 20100, Uruguay
Spent the better part of the morning exploring this museum in order to escape the heat. We were pleasantly surprised at the content and the size. Unfortunately, not a lot of English descriptions, but we figured it out. It has a lot of information on...More
This is a gem which we only discovered this year. My boys were flabbergasted at the array of whale and other sea creatures’ skeletons on display. There are many other elements such as vintage tin cans and the history of traditional Uruguayan sea resorts including...More
What a wonderful place to spend a few hours. Many of the specimens are bleached by years in formaldehyde and some unrecognisable as creatures, let alone fish, but this is part of the joy of this place. Honestly. It’s a rambling shared personal love of...More
sort of history of Punta del Este very rudimentary but nice. Old phots of the beginnings of this area and information about how it was formed from a sea place where people went to rest to what it is today
The day we went it closed at 17h (5pm), therefore you better call. I think we went on a weekday off peak season. Depending on how much you like to dive into the details, take pictures, you'll need between 1 to 2 hours in... More
The day we went it closed at 17h (5pm), therefore you better call. I think we went on a weekday off peak season. Depending on how much you like to dive into the details, take pictures, you'll need between 1 to 2 hours in there. Maybe even 3 if you really like to read and see everything. They have a very nice collection.
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