Fodor's Expert Review Glaciarium

El Calafate Museum/Gallery

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.

Museum/Gallery

Quick Facts

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

2902-497–912

www.glaciarium.com

Sight Details:
Rate Includes: Museum US$18; bar US$14 for 25 minutes with one drink

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