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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  • Huge collection of objects and animals related to sea. Stay on the edge of the lagoa dos patos. There are tanks with animals such as sea lion and depending on the time penguins, because there also functions the marine animal recovery center. It's a very nice ride, the place is beautiful. From the Museum, you can make the crossing by boat to the Museum of the island of gunpowder. Also guard equipment shipments that have been to Antarctica.
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  • Museum with several aquatic species. We can see animals, such as penguins and sea lions, which are the symbol of the city of Rio Grande. Well worth checking out.
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  • Where the fish are. Penguin, (tank where does treatment in marine animals, fish, etc)
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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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