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Ecocentro

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Calle Julio Verne 3784, Puerto Madryn U9120OJA, Argentina
+54 280 445-7470
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Calle Julio Verne 3784, Puerto Madryn U9120OJA, Argentina
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+54 280 445-7470
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Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

This place is in a great spot with an old lighthouse lookout. Provided great info on Southern Right Whales, and had some English translations which were good. Some short videos and quite interesting for kids with interactive things.

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Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Wow, beautiful place! I loved it. So peaceful after you see everything to enjoy a cup of hot tea checking out to gulf! Very informative and exceptional design. Don’t forget to hang out upstairs beyond the library.

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Reviewed 7 September 2017

Interpretation Center of marine fauna. They have a pond with small living sea creatures. They have a very nice viewpoint and a cafe.

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Reviewed 20 April 2017

Beautiful facility with very nice, somewhat artsy, high tech exhibits explaining the wildlife and ecology of the area. Expensive entry fee for foreigners, but it supposedly helps support research. We happened to visit when there was a photo exhibit by Dario Podesta, a local biologist...More

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Reviewed 25 March 2017

Ecocentro is a must to visit when in Puerto Madryn. It is a smaller oceanography museum that highlights the sea life in the surrounding areas. It boasts a massive skeleton of a whale and of other fishes, and it combines art, species, media and nicely...More

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Reviewed 11 February 2017

I would have given this 5 stars had the cafe been open. Limited opening times and does vary depending on whether cruise ships are in so worth checking. It can be reached on foot from the terminal (about 5km) along a good pretty flat road....More

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Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Walked here from the city center. Overall a rather small museum but chic. Guide was nice. Not with the price.

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Reviewed 14 December 2016

Good place to visit if your are visiting Peninsula Valdes , gives a good overview of the natural history and geography of the area . Also good refreshments and toilets

Thank Freeandfun
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Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Went to this museum with my two young boys, aged 4 and 6. The museum is fairly new and has a beautiful view of the ocean. The museum is quite small but has a wonderful whale exhibit. You enter a darkish room and are made...More

Thank angi6
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Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Nice, modern museum a ways out of town and a bit pricey for the few exhibits (Arg peso 190). Lots of information boards, many with English translations. Two good areas are the baleen curtains and the whale song room. We walked there along the coast...More

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