Centro De Visitantes Istmo Ameghino, Puerto Madryn

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Discover the human and natural history of the Valdes Peninsula at Centro De Visitantes Istmo Ameghino, a visitors center and gateway to the area. A range of exhibits introduces you to the history of indigenous peoples, Spanish settlers, and agriculture in the area, as well as the plant and animal you can expect to find in the peninsula's terrestrial and marine environments. Head up to the observation tower for extensive views of surrounding area, or stop by the onsite shop to browse a range of maps, brochures, and historical guides. Make Centro De Visitantes Istmo Ameghino a centerpiece of your Puerto Madryn vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Puerto Madryn trip builder.
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Where to stay in Puerto Madryn

The vast majority of accommodations in Puerto Madryn hug the curved coast. Budget hostels represent the most popular option in the city, as budget travelers discover Puerto Madryn's potential for onward travel to Peninsula Valdes. Reserve your place in advance if visiting during whale-watching season, between June and December.
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  • Interesting exhibits full of information about the wildlife, history and ecology of the peninsula. In English and Spanish. Nice facilities.  more »
  • This small museum is and excellent representation of all the diversity on the Peninsula Valdes. Itis surprisingly well displayed for its size and some of the exhibits compete with world renown museums...  more »
  • A very nice visitors center with the story of history as well as the flora fauna and marine mammals. Small local herb and plant garden,climb the tower to see the views of Patagonia  more »
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  • Nice place to go when you're visiting Peninsula Valdez, guides are really kind, and they will give you a lot of information about wales and other water mammals.
  • Great information, kind and passionate guides.
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  • Excellent or must stop before entering the Peninsula. Very good information. Spotless bathrooms. Not to be missed.
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  • Very good attention. Excellent bathrooms. With my passengers were awards.
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