Museo de la Memoria Urbana o del Terremoto, San Juan
(4/5 based on 240+ reviews on the web)
Get a glimpse of the city as it was before the earthquake in the 1940s at Museo de la Memoria Urbana o del Terremoto. Dedicated to the memory of the earthquake and those lost and affected by it, this museum walks you through headlines from Argentine newspapers from the time period to give you a feel of how the earthquake affected the country. Most of the exhibits show photos of the city before and after the earthquake. Also look for historical displays dedicated to early San Juan settlers, including those from pre- and post-colonial times. Put Museo de la Memoria Urbana o del Terremoto into our San Juan vacation planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • You can see as it was the old city and what happened with the earthquake, has a wide variety of photographs
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  • No sooner had we arrived a man offered to make us the guided tour, told us a little about the history and he was showing us the photos making more interesting and fruitful travel. Very friendly people. As it has moved little still makes no since running the Simulator, since I imagine it must be very good and hope to return soon to experience.
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  • Excellent the simulator of earthquake for those people that never has experienced one is an experience unforgettable
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