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Museo de la Memoria Urbana o del Terremoto

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Address: Mitre y Espana, San Juan 5400, Argentina
Phone Number:
0264-421-8833-420-2246
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Sun 16:00 - 20:00
Tue - Sat 10:00 - 20:00

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This little museum is the place to go if you are interested in learning more about the earthquake that destroyed the city in 1944. The only room of the museum which is filled with... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 22 November 2016
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum represents the old city of San Juan, San Juan Argentina before it was destroyed by the earthquake back on January 15, 1944. I had a great tour and felt that I learned and saw a lot and personally want to give thanks to Mara Paradiso who was my tour guide for that day back on Wednesday, December 28,... More 

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

This little museum is the place to go if you are interested in learning more about the earthquake that destroyed the city in 1944. The only room of the museum which is filled with several photographs, urban models and newspaper articles isn't spectacular, but it is an informative collection of the city's history and the events of 1944. It's so... More 

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Hereford, England
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

Housed in a single room, there are pictures and displays covering every detail of the dreadful earthquake in 1944. There is a clever simulator to show how an earthquake feels. Free of charge.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2015

It is a great place to learn how San Juan looked like before the earthquake that devastated the city in 1945. There is an earthquake simulator. It is worth visiting.

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La Serena, Chile
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2015

A museum showing how the city was before the earthquake in 1944, its rebuilding and remembrance. Very interesting information.

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Spain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2015 via mobile

this museum shows many pictures from San Juan before the earthquake. You can experience in a special room the earthquake!

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Natal, RN
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2014 via mobile

This small museum in an old part of the former railway station given you an idea of the town before and after the earthquake. Dont miss the earthquake simulator. Free entry

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