Patagonia Sights

Glaciarium

  • Ruta 7, Km 6 Map It
  • El Calafate

Published 07/23/2015

Fodor's Review

This out-of-town glacier museum gives you an educational walk through the formation and life of glaciers (particularly in Patagonia) and the effects of climate change, as well as temporary art exhibitions. A 3-D film about the national park and plenty of brightly lit displays, along with the stark glacier-shaped architecture, give it a modern appeal. Don't miss the Glaciobar —the first ice bar in Argentina—where you can don thermal suits, boots, and gloves, and where a whisky on the rocks means 200-year-old glacier rocks from Perito Moreno.

Sight Information

Address:

Ruta 7, Km 6, El Calafate, Santa Cruz, 9405, Argentina

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Phone:

2902-497–912

Sight Details:

  • Museum US$18; bar US$14 for 25 minutes with one drink
  • Daily 9–8 (shorter opening hours in winter); bar noon–6:30

Published 07/23/2015

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