Pierre Auger Observatory, Malargue
(4.3/5 based on 95 reviews on the web)
Set in the scenic western part of the country, Pierre Auger Observatory represents the world's largest cosmic ray observatory. The origins of cosmic rays emitting high energy levels have remained a mystery since their discovery in 1930, and the observatory aims to learn more about them. Take the brief 30-minute tour, an excellent primer on this cosmic phenomenon and space science in general. Expert assistants and scientists are on hand and more than happy to answer questions. Take a look at our Malargue travel itinerary maker to schedule your visit to Pierre Auger Observatory and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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TripAdvisor
  • Years before I had a very good tour, this year, we went twice and we only agreed to the outside, I noticed (as it is the fourth time that I go to Malargue, that the Ministry of tourism is not like before.
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  • I did not know that Argentina was part of such a project. Very interesting and instructive. It is worth visiting it.
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  • I really like when I had the opportunity to take my kids into this kind of place, kids are curious by nature so the observatory and learn in the process. I had my opportunity to learn a couple of thin...  more »
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  • Very good place to visit. Cosmic rays exist and here show you...
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  • Excellent! I did not know that it is one of the world's largest observatories. It is worthwhile to go
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  • Excellent project
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  • Learn more online than at the same Observatory.
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  • An experiment worldwide in cooperation of several countries in a remote area.
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