Estancia Harberton, Ushuaia

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Science Museum · Hidden Gem · Historic Site
A stop at Estancia Harberton allows you to learn about local plant and animal life, as well as easily access a nearby island where you can walk with penguins. Stroll through the gardens and down the hill to see replicas of two types of native wigwam, a shearing shed, a carpenter shop, and a boathouse. The tour ends in the family garden featuring 19th-century terraces and a tearoom with posters illustrating the area's wildlife, native groups, and the estate's history. The nearby marine museum features a collection of skeletons of over 2,700 marine mammals and 2,300 birds. Amenities include a camp on the grounds and a remodeled cookhouse with rooms for overnight stay. Use our Ushuaia trip itinerary maker website to arrange your visit to Estancia Harberton and other attractions in Ushuaia.
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  • Good views. Restaurant served a good lunch. Not currently a working ranch. Of some historical interest as the first white settlement in Ushuaia, home of the Bridges family. The natural history museum....  more »
  • The currents in the Beagle channel make the beach near here a hotspot for dead marine animals. These have been collected and catalogud for around 100 years and are presented in a fascinating museum...  more »
  • nice museum, nice coffee shop OK as part of the martillo island tour go if you can or if you want enjoy  more »

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