Museo del Mar, Punta del Este

4.2
#3 of 64 in Museums in Uruguay
Learn about marine life and culture in an engaging, dynamic way at Museo del Mar. The museum packs exhibits in, providing plenty of things to do and see. Interactive diplays will teach you about things like seashells and marine mammals, plus broader topics like the history of piracy and of beach resorts. Children will love seeing the many animals, bones, and authentic photos that accompany the history sections. By using our Punta del Este trip planning website , you can arrange your visit to Museo del Mar and other attractions in Punta del Este.
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  • October 4, 2017
    Very nice place, worth a visit, is in the area of the bar, ideal for family with kids, it is didactic, charge entry.-
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  • October 2, 2017
    It has cost, but really enjoy the variety of areas showing from the marine biologically to the history of punta del este, a good thing to maybe make a rainy day
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  • October 2, 2017
    Beautiful place with great sea specimens, worth the trip, come and enjoy everything they can.
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  • March 2, 2017
    Very deep experience. Great collection, wich could actually make 4 different museums on subjects of Sea, South Latam Coast History, Insects, Uruguay people History. Nice memorabilia too. Frendly staff, cozy and rustic place.
  • March 4, 2017
    Kids loved it. Rustic and full of items... insectary it's a must
  • March 31, 2017
    Nice place for the kids
  • January 25, 2017
    Full of character
  • July 19, 2016
    Amazing Museum

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