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Antigua Casa de Gobierno

Calle Maipu 465, Ushuaia V9410BJI, Argentina
+54 2901 42-2551
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small but free

Wow- both museums others are talking about (this and End of the World) were free entry when I... read more

Reviewed 7 January 2018
Melbourne, Australia
Very few exhibits

Had to pay for the entry for this museum which only had 2 rooms. Very disappointing plus no... read more

Reviewed 1 March 2017
Annecy, France
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  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
6 Jan 2018
“small but free”
28 Feb 2017
“Very few exhibits”
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Calle Maipu 465, Ushuaia V9410BJI, Argentina
+54 2901 42-2551
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Reviewed 7 January 2018

Wow- both museums others are talking about (this and End of the World) were free entry when I visited (January 2018). This is a very small museum, as is the other one. Not much there really just some old furniture and some histoyr of Ushuaia....More

Thank Kerryn72
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Had to pay for the entry for this museum which only had 2 rooms. Very disappointing plus no evplanations in English, only Spanish. No concessions for European pensioners!!

Thank grannycp2015
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We visited here the day before we left for Antarctica and learned a great deal about the early history of Ushuaia and Tierra del Fuego. The ticket we purchased at the End of the World Museum got us in here too.

Thank MauriceTheTourGuide
Reviewed 8 October 2016

This is the cheapest thing we did on our whole trip: 80 pesos for two museums (this one and the nearby End of the World Museum). The displays focus on the architectural details of the house and has some of the objects from the time...More

Thank Erik M
Reviewed 4 April 2016

I think this would have been a good museum, but all the descriptions of the artifacts and pictures were only displayed in Spanish. My Spanish is pretty sub-par and I could make out some of the descriptions This was the only museum I went to...More

Thank Laura S
Reviewed 15 January 2013

Lots of interesting photos and histories here plus a few artifacts - like the old shopping center token slot machine! 30 minutes should be enough time to spend here. Staff was helpful. Cost minimal. Your ticket (10 pesos) gets you access to the Maritime museum...More

Thank Ioannisutah
Reviewed 31 December 2012

This was an average museum with basic displays in general. The wildlife display was good. Our ticket from the maritime museum also allowed us in to this museum. One plus was the diplays were also in English.

Thank Peter L
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