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El Calafate Glaciarium Entrance Ticket with Shuttle Bus from El Calafate

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    Visit: Glaciarium, Camino al Glaciar Perito Moreno a 6 km de El Calafate, El Calafate Argentina

    Board your shuttle at the Tourism Bureau every hour between 9am and 7pm for transport to the Glaciarium center. The center's architecture is quite unique and the facade of the building is reminiscent of the face of a glacier.

    You will see models, dioramas, photographs, screens, and other interactive presentations housed within two halls. As soon as you set foot inside the exhibit area, natural sounds of ice caves, water droplets and breeze create a special atmosphere to make you forget where you are. There is a surprise around every corner with a large amount of information including how ice forms and the history of early explorers and scientists. Stand in awe of fabulous photography from renowned photographers such as Florian Von der Fecht, Andres Bonetti and Daniel Wagner, to name just a few.

    Learn about the origin of the universe and earth and the various glaciations. Further inside you will find a large 3D model of the Southern Patagonia Ice Field and the glaciers in the region. Interactive screens aid in explaining the different phenomena related to glaciers. There is also an area dedicated to Francisco Pascasio Moreno, one of Argentina's primary explorers. Another exhibit explains in detail the behavior of the Perito Moreno Glacier, giving the feeling of being right there by the snout of the glacier. The second hall ends with an impressive synchronized projection portraying a tunnel that makes you think about the earth's environmental problems and holds an important message about the future of your planet.

    The venue offers a 33-foot by 30-foot (10-meter by 9-meter) foyer for art exhibitions and other cultural events, located just before entering the movie theater. The space houses painting or photography exhibitions and is also used for special events.

    The Alberto M. Agostini Auditorium, a movie theater with 90 fixed seats, can hold up to 130 people. Every hour two documentaries are screened including a 3D documentary about the Glaciers National Park and Flight Over the Glaciers. You can also enjoy a spectacular aerial movie produced with the latest Cineflex technology that shows the glaciers and the Ice-Field like nobody has seen them.

    When your independent tour concludes an hourly shuttle will return you to El Calafate.
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    Departure Point
    Tourism Bureau of the Province of Santa Cruz
    Duration
    1h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Driver/guide
    • Round-trip shared transfer
    • Entry/Admission - Glaciarium
    Exclusions
    • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
    • Food and drinks
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Your tickets will be held at the box office for collection on the day of the visit
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 1 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    This place is a free shuttle bus ride from downtown but worth it. It really filled in some information gaps on glaciers in general and surrounding glaciers in particular. The displays were all in both Spanish and English and we watched a couple excellent videos, one in 3D, on
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    It was interesting to visit the glaciarium before visiting the glacier, it's very well made and covers quite a few topics.
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    Would highly recommend going to visit this museum if you have time in El Calafate because is very well done, informative, and has a beautiful cafe with gorgeous views of the lake and snowcapped mountains. Tickets are Argentina peso 600/foreigner, which is very reasonable. They
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    Every member of the staff, in the office and on the boat, was kind, courteous, informative, and helpful The boat was clean and comfortable even though it was filled to capacity The trip is well thought out and the take care of many little things that make the experience great.
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    The Glaciarium is a neat little museum a few minutes from El Calafete. The transfers were right on time and free of charge. The museum itself was very informative and contained about 5 video presentations, along with other exhibits. We spent about 2 hrs touring the museum and
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    Response from Luciano B, Manager at El Calafate Glaciarium Entrance Ticket with Shuttle Bus from El Calafate
    Responded 6 Nov 2019
    Dear visitor, thanks for your visit and review!
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