Ocean Museum Prof. Eliezer de Carvalho Rios, Rio Grande

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Founded in 1953, Ocean Museum Prof. Eliezer de Carvalho Rios explores the dynamics of ocean life, through exhibitions of models, displays, and, of course, aquariums with live marine animals. Learn not just about the wildlife, but the process of oceanographic research itself, and see some of the equipment used by scientists to explore the ocean depths. The museum's collection of over 50,000 mollusk shells is considered one of the most important in South America. To visit Ocean Museum Prof. Eliezer de Carvalho Rios on your trip to Rio Grande, use our Rio Grande trip itinerary builder .
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  • August 28, 2017
    well mounted, but the fish are of resin ... I was a little disappointed ... the Windows are very interesting and educational.
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  • August 25, 2017
    Fascinating place for all ages. Latin America's largest Museum of the kind, beautiful. Place to return
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  • August 8, 2017
    Very cool environment. A great place to hang out with the family and get to know a lot about the oceans
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The area around the old dock offers the greatest number and variety of accommodations in Rio Grande, with pastel-colored family-owned hotels among the most charming options. Modern stand-alone hotels become more frequent as you step away from the water and the historical dock, with prices varying between them depending on amenities and ocean views. Hostels and guesthouses provide the budget options in this popular part of town. If you're looking to keep the cost down, consider staying at one of the hotels in the largely residential area to the west.
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