Museo de La Plata, La Plata

(4.6/5 based on 1,400+ reviews on the web)
Get up close to the remains of long-extinct beasts at Museo de La Plata, established to display the discoveries of explorer Francisco P. Moreno and primarily dedicated to fossils and artifacts found in Patagonia. Inspect fossils of animals from up to 570 million years ago, including sloths and saber-toothed tigers. Don't miss the museum's fascinating anthropology exhibit, which walks you through the physical and cultural evolution of humankind. Contact the museum in advance to arrange a guided tour in English. To visit Museo de La Plata on your holiday in La Plata, and find out what else La Plata has to offer, use our La Plata itinerary maker.
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  • The Museum presents exhibitions very interesting, from the dinosaurs to the part anthropological and of evolution human. It is broad and could require more than one visit (carefully). It is excellent to go family teaching mode, or for personal interest. The entrance fee is minimum and popular ($30). I recommend making the visit with Guide (the days and times can be on the website of the Museum). The guide that we had (Valeria) is very good and dedicated, helps the learning of children and adults. TO improve: There are parts that are "outdated" technically or erroneous presentation (which the guide is responsible for "correct" in his explanation, especially in the part of dinosaurs). It would be good "claims" the Museum, improve lighting, modernise it generally. With a bit of work in this respect will be to the height of other large museums of the world.
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  • The Museum is great... a pride for the city. It has enough so that one says "I didn't expect to see so many things", but something is missing. There are details that are on the thin line that separates it friendly of it ugly. For example articles most lights are very Dim/insufficient, Vitrines rubbing the limit between antique and old. Understood that the sample does not disappoint nor much less. But one is going with the idea of that the place is very good, but there are details that would like to improve.
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  • In the Museum you can find Mole type of animals. Skeletons of prehistoric... stunning... consider it one of the most complete anthropological museums. The place is huge, so I recommend you explore it in its entirety...
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  • I bring my nephews here, a a family of friends. Really intresting, had a great time!
  • A perfect representative por the encyclopaedia era in the end of 19th century.
  • Such an interesting place where you easily can use a few hours learning about animals, plants.. almost everything!
  • The biggest natural science museum in Latin-America. It has a collection of Egyptian and Peruvian mummies and lots of fossils
  • Un museo hermoso, infinidad de muestras, personal atento y precio baratisimo.