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| 2 km Southwest of Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, Ecuador
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All reviews galapagos islands worth a visit self guided tour flora and fauna human history an easy walk starting point great place to start great info current issues nice museum free admission inside the building informative displays lots of pictures entire history english explanations
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Reviewed October 31, 2018

I expected little of this place but it was a surprise. Very interesting informative displays not only about galápagos wild life but also about Galápagos geological and human history from the discovery till these days. For sure you will visit playa Mann which is in...More

Thank Ricardo R
Reviewed October 11, 2018

It's hard to Interpret the Purpose of this building. There ARE interesting displays and a walk though history of the islands but who's spoiled enough to visit these island without having researched? Rent, borrow and google all the info you need so you can spend...More

Thank Fayezzz
Reviewed October 10, 2018

We visited the Interpretation Center prior to walking to Punta Carola. It is an interesting place to visit to provide context around the history of the Islands...which has not always been positive. The center highlights the stress that have been placed on the islands as...More

Thank EJH65
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

Very impressed with quality of center. Spanish and English, lots of pictures and interesting stories. Walk from there is worth the time. Snorkelling available from 2 easily accessible beaches.

Thank dlwamboldt
Reviewed September 13, 2018

There is information here on a range of subjects relating to the Galapagos Islands: Geology; History; Social; Environment and, of course the work of Charles Darwin in formulating his theory "On the Origin of the Species". Well worth a visit, and it is free!

Thank W4lking
Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

This was a great history lesson on the islands. Totally worth the time commitment, especially on a rainy day.

Thank Magellan18
Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

For a rather small place a lot of information is presented. A pleasant stroll on a boardwalk brings you to the building entrance where one is met with a large model of the islands. The majority of the exhibit is by panels on the wall...More

Thank lobstaluva
Reviewed August 27, 2018

The interpretation center is a good example of going beyond just history and facts to try to help visitors understand the problems and prospects. The only reason for not giving it 5 stars was because at least one of the interactive displays was not working,...More

Thank Bryn_Deamer
Reviewed August 16, 2018

It is a self guided tour and gives a good overview of the Galapagos and its history. You can go at your own pace and see as little or as much as you like. It's nice to visit if you have a couple free hours.

Thank LovesToTravel918
Reviewed August 13, 2018

Great spot to go on a rainy day. It's mostly a lot of text for reading. I'll admit, I didn't feel like reading a book on my feet, but my husband loved this place. Lots of information about the Galapagos.

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