Glaciarium Museo del Hielo Patagónico, El Calafate

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Learn about the formation, movement, and preservation of glaciers at Glaciarium Museo del Hielo Patagónico, Argentina's renowned glacier museum. Established to educate visitors about the natural phenomena that create glaciers and their importance to the global ecosystem, the museum also raises awareness about how environmental issues like climate change could affect their future. Cap off your icy day with a quick drink at the museum's ice bar. A visit to Glaciarium Museo del Hielo Patagónico represents just the start of the adventure when you use our El Calafate itinerary planner to plot your vacation.
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  • Nice informative Museum prior to the visit of the, perito Moreno. Suitable for all visitors, explanations are provided in Spanish and English, but if you have any questions in French, a guide is able to learn.
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  • We spent 45 minutes here for 300 pesos. Not worth it. There are two videos that were good. The one was in 3d. I am sure u could just Google pictures and videos of the glaciers and save a lot of money....  more »
  • Glaciarium is a glaciological interpretation centre dedicated to the dissemination of the southern Patagonian ice and glaciers. It is located in the tourist town of El Calafate, the ice bar is fascinating as experience
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  • A lot of pictures and unexplained videos, too few explanations about ice and glaciers. Outdated interactive animations for an expensive visit... I don't recommend it.
  • If you have some free time in El Calafate. There's shuttle bus to get there since its out of town Best if you visit before seing the national park. It takes around 1.5h to visit
  • Glaciobar opens 11-8pm - all you can drink for 25 min in the ice bar is 140 pesos (~$18usd). Cash only. Arrive 5 min before and buy tickets at the front! Tip: free shuttle from town runs on the hour arrive 10 min early to secure a seat.
  • Super interesting. Away from the city but still so accessible in a few minutes by being located in the path that leads to the Los Glaciares National Park. Very modern facilities and careful attention by staff, which shows a great interest to inform visitors and make you feel comfortable during the visit. Tour through the science of glaciers and a call for attention by the effects of human activity on the planet. Worth the price of admission. Be prepared for two or three hours that pass without that we realize. In addition and as something different can be, paying an additional entry, access to the "ice Bar". Really not to be missed.
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  • If you have time to take advantage of a day that you don't have anything that make outdoor free you can visit the glaciarium. There are free transfers of back and forth that they leave el Playón in the Ministry of tourism which is next to the hotel HERE, they leave every 30 min. The entrance is a little expensive for what it offers. It's like Technopolis lot of audiovisual material. The interesting thing is the ice bar, pay separate entry and you got open bar for as long as you remain inside.
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