El Calafate Historical Interpretation Center

El Calafate Historical Interpretation Center

El Calafate Historical Interpretation Center
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10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday
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10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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History Exhibition Hall It is an exhibition about the natural and the human history in patagonia. you can see dinosaurs, big mammals and the history of the original people, the Aonikenk.
Duration: 1-2 hours
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Adam S
Montevideo, Uruguay3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Fascinating museum about how Patagonia developed over 100 million years, its Flora and fauna ( and dinosaurs) as well as the impact of Europeans, and developing the land and exterminating its original inhabitants. Really worth seeing and understanding.
Written February 13, 2024
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Meg M
Wading River, NY7 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Couples
We were not able to visit because they decided not to open the morning we went. This is the response we got when called after returning to our hotel. This was our last morning in El Calafate. So we recommend booking in advance and calling to ensure they are open.
Written January 20, 2024
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Fernando1806
Buenos Aires, Argentina145 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2022
It is a private effort, and seems very serious with the information given. Good to spend an hour, with good information about geological evolution in Patagonia and indian tribes.
Written August 12, 2022
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Sam B
United Kingdom21 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2022
Pleased we decided to stay in town and wonder around instead of being hearded on to the standard tours. Unassuming place with helpful staff and multilingual guides to steer you around.
Really informative. Be prepared to hang your head in shame at collective colonial past events.
Written January 26, 2022
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Berthaki
Arequipa, Peru256 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020
Although it's a bit far from the city center, it's worthy to visit if you want to have an idea of the rich history of this region. The museum has a timeline that accompanies you through all the rooms. It begins with an exposition of different kind of dinosaurs found in Patagonia and rebuilt by scientists. Then, it explains how human beings arrived to this remote place and what they left that let archaeologists and paleontologists know about their habits. Besides it tells how European colonized/invaded the place and treated native people as animals, a shameful history that unfortunately happened not only in Argentina but all along Latinamerica. The last room displays a collection of photos of native people and their sad stories, a wonderful reflection to appraise our American roots that make us different from the rest of the world.
Written February 27, 2020
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GreyNomad2014
Jannali, Australia892 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020 • Solo
What a wonderful initiative giving people without Spanish language skills a book in English (in my case) that translates every display. I liked that, the chronological order of the displays starting millions of years ago, the video on Patagonia history with English subtitles, the free mate and the friendly conversation with Valentín who was the young man who greeted visitors. I had a brain full of information at the end. I hope I can remember most of it.
Written February 23, 2020
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Que agradables tus palabras! Gracias por visitarnos y tomar tu tiempo para recomendarnos.
Written February 24, 2020
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latestfilly
West Yorkshire193 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020
i enjoyed this museum, we stayed for about 45-60 minutes. We were given a well used book with English translations of the displays which were quite confusing at times as they printed large arrows/information without an order - you could only work it out if you looked closely at the diagrams on the walls - the book would be better if the diagrams were greatly condensed and if the pages were laminated.

The museum has a very interesting section at the end about how the indigenous people were treated, which was appalling and i am glad this has been highlighted. It was very sad.
Written February 11, 2020
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Curiosity09475213093
4 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2018 • Couples
We enjoyed it thoroughly! Yeah not shiny and new but I enjoyed the rich, detailed content. Price is right, and free mate.
Written January 3, 2019
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ASmithPalmy
London, UK29 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2018 • Couples
Tucked down a quieter part of town this museum covers prehistoric through to modern times describing history through all people from the native indigenous to recent migrants. The artefacts and testimonials are presented well and are insightful.
Written November 27, 2018
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Gregboston9
boston93 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2018 • Couples
Interesting museum.
Great for the people who like the Dino and also the real story of the natives.
A place to go.
Written July 26, 2018
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Thank you for your opinion!
Written July 27, 2018
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El Calafate Historical Interpretation Center admission prices can vary. Entrance tickets currently cost C$12.20, while a popular guided tour starts around C$105.67 per person.

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