Museo de la Memoria Urbana o del Terremoto, San Juan
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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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  • just when I'm going with a special interez on the Museum, are arranging and moved it to a modern home, it's Museum, not it in accordance with that House, boys guides are very attentive and they explain barbaro, but photos are clear and lack that Museum, hopefully when they return back to their rescinto before, it can qualify and see better ,
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  • This little museum is the place to go if you are interested in learning more about the earthquake that destroyed the city in 1944. The only room of the museum which is filled with several photographs,...  more »
  • 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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