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  • Julio Verne 3784 Map It
  • Puerto Madryn

Published 07/23/2015

Fodor's Review

From its perch on a windswept outcrop 4 km (2½ miles) south of the town center, this museum and research center affords excellent views of Madryn's bays and desolate coastline. Inside, thoughtful, well-translated displays introduce you to the area's ocean fauna and seek to promote marine conservation. An invertebrates "touch pool" and a whale-sounds exhibit—which you reach by walking through a curtain imitating baleen plates—are especially good for kids. All the same, the exhibits are a bit scant to justify the astronomical entrance price. A slick gift shop and café are also on-site.

Sight Information

Address:

Julio Verne 3784, Puerto Madryn, Chubut, 9120, Argentina

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Phone:

0280-488–3173

Sight Details:

  • Approx. US$12
  • Wed.–Mon. 3–7

Published 07/23/2015

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