Museo Historico ex Casa del Gobernador, Ushuaia

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Discover Ushuaia history at Museo Historico ex Casa del Gobernador, prison-cum-museum housing lots of interesting artifacts from the city's past. Built in the late 19th century, the building displays a number of exhibits, from historical photography and documents to relics like an antiquated slot machine, furniture, and utensils. Keep your eye out for objects made by the inmates once incarcerated here. The admission price also includes entry into the nearby marine museum, so consider a combined visit. A visit to Museo Historico ex Casa del Gobernador represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Ushuaia trip itinerary planner to plot your vacation.
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  • Had to pay for the entry for this museum which only had 2 rooms. Very disappointing plus no evplanations in English, only Spanish. No concessions for European pensioners!!  more »
  • We visited here the day before we left for Antarctica and learned a great deal about the early history of Ushuaia and Tierra del Fuego. The ticket we purchased at the End of the World Museum got us in...  more »
  • This is the cheapest thing we did on our whole trip: 80 pesos for two museums (this one and the nearby End of the World Museum). The displays focus on the architectural details of the house and has so...  more »