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Address: Paseo Del Bosque s/n, La Plata B1900FWA, Argentina
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+54 221 425-7744
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Tue - Sun 10:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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This highly regarded Argentinean museum of natural science contains over...

This highly regarded Argentinean museum of natural science contains over two million exhibits in the areas of paleontology, botany, zoology, archaeology, biology, geology and ethnography.

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The best fossils Museum of Argentina, among the betters in the World

To see all will take about 2/3 hours. Use an Universitary Guide, Also available normally at the entrance. If go with a Tour arrange before with the touring Company to find one... read more

Reviewed 17 January 2017
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Buenos Aires City RA
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Buenos Aires City RA
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 17 January 2017

To see all will take about 2/3 hours. Use an Universitary Guide, Also available normally at the entrance. If go with a Tour arrange before with the touring Company to find one before being in the place.-

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Reviewed 5 January 2017

This is a great museum to visit. Full of fossils of dinosaurs, beautiful park and location. A must see!

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Thank Patricia I
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12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Booked a La Plata City Tour where we also went to the Museo. We had 30 minutes total to visit the Museum. I would've loved to see more traditional Argentinian things, instead there were stuffed animals. Not really my cup of tea but then again 30 minutes to visit a Museum is not really much time!

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Thank Felix B
New York City
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274 reviews
89 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Few years back I visited a Fossil museum near Calgary in Canada and I thought it was the best until my visit to La Pata museum. Very informative and detailed of animal existence from Dinosaurs Age. What more is that discovery of subsequent civilizations are also exhibited. Visit was well worth the trip.

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South America
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Highly recommended museum. We spend a few hours here and the time just flew by. There are a lot of skeletons both from animals you can find today, but also plenty of impressive prehistoric animals. A nice collection of rocks and pre-Columbian artifacts tops it of. We went here with our 9 year old son and he LOVED it. There... More 

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Houston
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Great Museum of Natural History and archeology, fantastic exhibits. Your idle weekend afternoon, very pleasant surroundings.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016

This museum was created from the collection of Ameghino, a naturalist from the 19th century, and is now home of the school of natural science of the University of La Plata. Among its many jewels stand a unique collection of gliptodontes, original from this region of the world. Within a beautiful city park, one arrives to the museum by a... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

I've visited this place countless times, since I was a child, I've seen it change, go through rough and good times alike, always trying to attend the newest exhibition. It's always been my favorite museum in Argentina. I always particularly enjoyed the dinosaur's exposition, where there are several reconstructions of different species, mostly made out of real recovered bones. The... More 

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Corpus Christi
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244 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2016

This is the second time we went here.First trip was 13 years ago.This time I had a camera so people would believe 10 foot armadillos existed(see photos).This is an anthropology museum with a dinosaur skeleton donated by Andrew Carnegie about 80 feet long,plus many examples of other prehistoric animals and insects.A giant spider(about 24" long with the legs and 8"... More 

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Houston, Texas
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Reviewed 2 June 2016

I went in May so the place was freezing cold. The collection is huge but it is not well maintained or it seems like it. There are many thing to see but it is organized in a kind of chaotic way so one loses interest pretty quickly and get lost in the huge amount of stuff. Besides the cold, the... More 

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