Museo del Mar, Punta del Este

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Specialty Museum Museum
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. Plan to see Museo del Mar and other attractions that appeal to you using our Punta del Este tour planner.
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TripAdvisor
  • More creatures than you can imagine. Pinned up in displays. A collection that must have taken years and years to accumulate. Of the sea and then across the street are insects. Not free as some have po...  more »
  • From the moment you enter it becomes very apparent that you have walked into history through a very personal perspective! What a work of passion this museum is! Marine animals, strange creatures, pira...  more »
  • Most amazing artwork to enjoy for free! Just annoying when people are all over the sculptures. Look with your eyes. Stay off the artwork for future generations!  more »
Google
  • 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.
  • Kids loved it. Rustic and full of items... insectary it's a must
  • Nice place for the kids
  • Full of character
  • Amazing Museum