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Intendencia Parque Nacional Los Glaciares

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Address: Avenida Del Libertador 1302, El Calafate Z9405AHY, Argentina
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Located centrally I El Calafate. We enjoyed some of the political/historical figures positioned thoughout the park. It also was very interesting to read the names of some of the... read more

Reviewed 23 June 2016
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Niles, Michigan
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Reviewed 3 February 2017

Enjoy walking in this park like area for a break from shopping! The history of the area is told as well as information about vegitation.

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Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

This is a very small and quite park. Not much to do really. It just has some sculptures and statues with some information. We spent for like 10mins in the park.

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Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Cute peaceful gardens with some historical explanations on some of the flora. Free to go to, so pop in when walking by!

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Taupo
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Reviewed 17 July 2016

This interpretation centre covers a good range of exhibits including videos that gives a good understanding of aspect of the park

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Brentwood, California
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Reviewed 23 June 2016

Located centrally I El Calafate. We enjoyed some of the political/historical figures positioned thoughout the park. It also was very interesting to read the names of some of the different trees and shrubs. A nice interlude in a busy day.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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Reviewed 26 January 2016

Worth a visit to learn about Perito Moreno the man. Gardens attractive to wander around. Inside some good technical information about the Glacier and photos of notable Telchehue Patagonian Indians.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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Reviewed 1 January 2016

The Intendencia Parque Nacional Los Glaciares is a small park in the centre of El Calafate. It has a small museum and cinema, a photo exhibit of natives in its corridors, and outside are statues, maps and old rural machinery. It is worth 30 to 60 minutes to take a look around, and if you grab the single seat near... More 

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Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2015

We stumbled onto this museum while walking the main street of El Calafate. I would recommend seeing it. While we were there, there was an exhibit of native pictures from the late 1800s and early 1900s. In addition, there is information on the man; Perito Francesco Moreno which I found interesting.

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Hamburg, Germany
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Reviewed 22 November 2015

Don't miss to spend Somerset Time at the Glaciarium ! Great exposition füll of well prepared informations about local and universal Problems caused by mankind.

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Reviewed 7 November 2015

Not much to see here but it's worth a visit prior to your glacier visit since you can learn a lot about what you're going to see and experience in the park.

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