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Address: La Barra de Maldonado, Punta del Este 20100, Uruguay
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+598 4277 1817
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4 Museos in 1 ! MUSEUM OF THE SEA, HISTORY OF BEACH RESORTS, MUSEUM...

4 Museos in 1 ! MUSEUM OF THE SEA, HISTORY OF BEACH RESORTS, MUSEUM COLLECTIBLES, INSECTARIUM

Over 5000 specimens you never imagined you would see. History of Punta del Este, hundreds of photos. Pirates and buccaneers room. Collectibles: vintage articles. All this in a permanent exhibition in the year.

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The museum is a reflective tour, to be taken slowly. If you are not a native Spanish speaker it's a great place to take notes and translate fish species into English or Spanish... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 July 2016
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Fortaleza, CE
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59 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Yes if you're in Punta with little kids and it's raining and you have a car easy you can come here! Your kids might enjoy the trip! But if not just go to the beach wich is the best thing in punta and have a good time! This might be a nice effort of the owners but is a lot... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Beautiful collection of sea animals, skeletons, items, pictures, everything. Super recommend. Plan to spend at least an hour there, if you like to read the details.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Interesting, have many things about the sea, as well a section devoted to old objects, old school style. It could have a better structure. And it's not cheap.

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Montevideo, Uruguay
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Great museum. Eclectic. Diferent. You can see really good things. They make with love unluckely they dont have goverment support because have things for 2500 sqm! Or more

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Montevideo, Uruguay
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

It has not only sea things, but environmental related and "old collectionable" things. Also an insectos museum. Very very interesting to visit

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

The museum is a reflective tour, to be taken slowly. If you are not a native Spanish speaker it's a great place to take notes and translate fish species into English or Spanish, etc. It's really a hodgepodge of natural history, sea life, regional history, characters of note, the evolution of PDE, and memorabilia of the ages just as it... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

That's an incredible place. The owner collect all the items almost personally and build a fantastic museum.

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Burlington, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

Very enjoyable time walking around the muesuem and seeing all the displays. Also includes a great display of insects in the Insectarium!

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Paris, France
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2015

It is nice if you have children and are staying for a long period on the area. Nice stands and a perfect choice for a rainy day, better, cheaper and more valuable than going to the shopping center

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Boca Raton, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2015

Take them to the Museo del Mar. The closest to a real museum in Punta del Este. They will be educated in local wildlife....and get out of the sun..

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