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Address: Julio Verne 3784, Puerto Madryn, Argentina
Phone Number: 280 4457470
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All about whales

The building has a very special location right in front of the sea. You can learn about the wildlife in the patagonian sea with pictures, videos and simulations. You can touch... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 30, 2015
Simone B
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Buenos Aires, Argentina

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016 via mobile

Excellent high speed WiFi! Not sure about this place, said it was closed on mondays and Tuesday but was open despite this. We didn't stay long.

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Elkhart, Indiana, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

It's not disappointing, just that we saw several other much better places. We really liked the sheep ranch and punta loma.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

The building has a very special location right in front of the sea. You can learn about the wildlife in the patagonian sea with pictures, videos and simulations. You can touch fake whale "beard" and actually see the whales just outside the museum backyard. Museum is not big, but worth the visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015 via mobile

This is a very good eco center in an exceptional setting on the cliffs looking out over the water. The exhibition is well organized and walks you through the importance of the ocean globally and locally, the logic behind how the currents work, and gives background on the local fauna. Outside there is a great deck with views that will... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015 via mobile

We took the advice of others and visited this museum before heading out to see wildlife and were not disappointed. Great exhibits. Our children loved it and especially the hall that simulates going inside a whale's mouth.

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Thank Cairobody
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

At the moment of our visit this was closed. But since this was my fourth visit to Madelyn I remember how great this place was before. Not sure if the view on top is open now to public. If it is, then it's a great place to sit down and relax and admire the beauty of the sea. They also... More 

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Chisinau, Moldova
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

The place is wonderful especially on a hot sunny day - it's nice and cool inside the museum, the building is beautiful and the view on the sea is very photogenic. We spent a long time in the dark rooms of the "whale shadows and sounds" exposition, it was a nice surprise to listen to whale's songs and actually feel... More 

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Bellingham, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

My son and I were amazed by Punta Tombo and the whale watching at Peninsula Valdes and wanted to learn about whales and penguins. Beautiful displays with some information in English but not as much as we had hoped. Still, we enjoyed it overall, especially the whale sounds.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Hadn't planned to visit - we just happened to walk along that beach as far as here & arrive at 14:55. It's open 15 till 20:00 every day except Tuesday's. Inside there's lots of info about the area & the marine wildlife, why they chose to spend time in this part of Patagonia & how we need to make sure... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

This is a nice museum, worth visiting if you are around, very educational and with some nice touches. It is small, so it will not take you more than 1 hours, 90 minutes tops.

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