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Calle Julio Verne 3784, Puerto Madryn U9120OJA, Argentina
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is a very nice centre with some interesting information but it is not very big and a bit pricey for a 45 minute look around.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank clared287
Reviewed September 17, 2018

This is an interesting and well-meaning exhibition, great for learning the basics of the area before one sets out to see whales, seals, penguins, etc. Showing its age a bit.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank William R
Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

Reasons why I love this place: 1. Location - near Hotel Territorio, perched on a bluff overlooking the gulf and Peninsula Valdez. 2. Excellent staff members who spoke good English and helpful to educate visitors. 3. All the exhibits have English translation. 4. Beautiful photos....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Allkuans
Reviewed January 14, 2018 via mobile

This place is in a great spot with an old lighthouse lookout. Provided great info on Southern Right Whales, and had some English translations which were good. Some short videos and quite interesting for kids with interactive things.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank hotwxsearch
Reviewed October 25, 2017 via mobile

Wow, beautiful place! I loved it. So peaceful after you see everything to enjoy a cup of hot tea checking out to gulf! Very informative and exceptional design. Don’t forget to hang out upstairs beyond the library.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank telysm
Reviewed September 6, 2017

Interpretation Center of marine fauna. They have a pond with small living sea creatures. They have a very nice viewpoint and a cafe.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Diego N
Reviewed April 19, 2017

Beautiful facility with very nice, somewhat artsy, high tech exhibits explaining the wildlife and ecology of the area. Expensive entry fee for foreigners, but it supposedly helps support research. We happened to visit when there was a photo exhibit by Dario Podesta, a local biologist...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed March 24, 2017

Ecocentro is a must to visit when in Puerto Madryn. It is a smaller oceanography museum that highlights the sea life in the surrounding areas. It boasts a massive skeleton of a whale and of other fishes, and it combines art, species, media and nicely...More

Date of experience: April 2016
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Reviewed February 11, 2017

I would have given this 5 stars had the cafe been open. Limited opening times and does vary depending on whether cruise ships are in so worth checking. It can be reached on foot from the terminal (about 5km) along a good pretty flat road....More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank krrgolf
Reviewed December 24, 2016 via mobile

Walked here from the city center. Overall a rather small museum but chic. Guide was nice. Not with the price.

Date of experience: December 2016
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