El Calafate Historical Interpretation Center, El Calafate

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Visit El Calafate Historical Interpretation Center for a chance to travel through Argentina's rich history, from the age of dinosaurs to the days of European colonization. Designed to preserve, display, and interpret the last 100 million years of Patagonia's history, the center uses multimedia exhibits to teach visitors about ecological processes that shaped this part of the world and the impact European settlers had on the indigenous societies. Don't miss the giant skeletons of dinosaurs and megafauna, especially appealing to budding natural history lovers. Grab a souvenir at the gift shop and drop by the snack bar for a cup of refreshing yerba mate, a traditional Argentinian drink. Work out when and for how long to visit El Calafate Historical Interpretation Center and other El Calafate attractions using our handy El Calafate trip generator.
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  • A unique place in El Calafate. With dedication and the tidiness to know the history of Patagonia and the place where we are. Not to be missed.
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  • The "calafate" historical interpretation centre is a permanent exhibition of natural history and human of the past 100 million years in Southern Patagonia. There developed the evolution of three fascinating animal groups: dinosaurs, the Mega mammals and humans. His presentation that combines fossils, installations, objects, images and videos includes translation into English, French, Italian and Portuguese. All displayed windows without obstacles in a modern and innovative disposition.
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  • We have had a wonderful experience at the Museum. It made us know the history of patagonia, back to millions of years ago. The tour is super friendly, with information clearly and explained in a didactic way. Noteworthy is also that Laura, the girl that we attended in income, was very friendly.
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  • Excellent technology and service
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  • Nice place to go with the kids to learn about dinosaurs. good care and Matt free. Economic input. Highly recommended. Good vibes!
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  • I VISITED the MUSEUM in late October 2015. though small is VERY ORGANIZED with REPRODUCTIONS of WHOLE SKELETONS of dinosaurs and PREHISTORIC MAMMALS. EVEN THE PART ABOUT THE INDIANS IT IS WELL TREATED. THE GUIDE IS A LADY MANY HELPFUL AND INFORMATIVE. AT THE EXIT YOU CAN FIND INTERESTING BOOKS.
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  • It was a great experience. Who attended us made us feel very comfortable. Highly recommended
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  • Very good content prehistoric and historic.
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