Museo Archivo Historico Municipal, Villa Gesell
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Visit Museo Archivo Historico Municipal, a small museum located in the seaside village, to learn about the history of the area and its founder. The museum is situated in the house where Carlos Idaho Gesell, who afforested the dune fields and founded the town, lived. Acquaint yourself with the creation of the seaside settlement and the life of the man who started it. See a room dedicated to the Gesell family patriarch, Carlos’ father Silvio, a famous German economist. Take time to view the other exhibits in the museum--photographs, documents, and items from the life of the village founder--or stroll through the surrounding pine forest. Use our Villa Gesell itinerary maker to add Museo Archivo Historico Municipal and other attractions to your Villa Gesell vacation plans.
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  • the forest, with its trails, nature sounds, and also the charm of the Museum, is almost unique. It is perfect for day or night, very interesting, and almost magical... all you got.
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  • Incredible story of don Carlos Gesell, eneste place is everything that had to do to create a city from a desert
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  • a forest quiet and beautiful to walk and enjoy the tranquility, the great museums, a Lord in charge of one of them we told the history of gesell, very entertaining
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  • Nice place for a cloudy day. It tells you the origins of Villa Gesell. There are people that you can ask. It is about the life of Don Carlos Gesell.
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  • very cute
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  • I love that it listed by where I am and show places to learn... great!
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  • Good place to visit if you are interested in the origin of the town. Has good information on the life of Carlos Idaho Gesell and his family.
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  • Beautiful to know the beginning of villa Gesell place where Carlos Gesell home the beautiful city, I recommend knowing what a good ride
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