Museo del Desembarco, Puerto Madryn

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Discover more about the history of Patagonia's first colonial settlers at Museo del Desembarco, dedicated to the Welsh immigrants who landed in the region in 1865. These initial 153 men, women, and children built settlements as they moved; today, the museum stands on one of those sites. As you tour the collection, pay special attention to the boarding list of the Velero Mimosa, the boat used for the expedition, as well as details on the reasons for this migration and how many ultimately survived the gruelling trip. Take a look at our Puerto Madryn holiday planner to schedule your visit to Museo del Desembarco and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • August 10, 2017
    Makes a picture very clear of as the first inhabitants lived. Aesthetically is very successful but not the attention of the owner is very good and kindly clarifies any questions
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  • March 4, 2017
    is a museum small, the lady that charged the entrance makes a review and replied them questions that you did. it sees this fact despite being modest, and Lung in the could recreate what was the Welsh settlement, information that we completed with the reading of a book we bought there
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  • March 4, 2017
    On this site you will be able not only to know the history of the place, but that you can also visit the caves where people lived in Wales when I arrive at the coast of Patagonia.
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