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Museo Historico Regional de Gaiman

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If you travel to Gaiman do visit the local museum where you will meet Fabio-Trevor, a local... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
mejid
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Excellent museum with knowledgeable curator documenting the Welsh settlement and history in... read more

Reviewed 23 March 2018
Andy A
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you travel to Gaiman do visit the local museum where you will meet Fabio-Trevor, a local volunteer who readily recounts the history of his ancestors who left Wales for Patagonia in 1865 to save their language and culture - all illustrated with documents, photographs...More

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Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

Excellent museum with knowledgeable curator documenting the Welsh settlement and history in Argentina

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Reviewed 19 February 2018

The Regional Historical Museum, housed in the old railway station, documents the lives of the Welsh settlers who colonized the area in the 19th century.

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Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

Visited the Welsh settlements in the Chubut Valley as a part of a longer trip across Argentina. In my opinion this museum, in Gaiman, is the place to start. Lots of interesting objects and photos, but in particular because the man who showed us around,...More

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Reviewed 4 November 2016

You have to look hard to find the Welsh heritage in Gaiman - it's there, but not immediately obvious. So this museum is an excellent place to start. Staff speak Welsh and there are some important heirlooms here. Don't miss it.

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Reviewed 28 February 2016

To visit if you are in the town of Gaiman,this small museum is situated in the old railway station.The artefacts are from the Welsh settlers who arrived from Wales in a small sailing boat in 1865.

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Reviewed 25 February 2016

The museum is housed in the old railway station of the town. It is full of artefacts from the original Welsh settlers of the area, including items they brought with them on the sea crossing from Wales. Very interesting and moving, very much worth a...More

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Reviewed 25 April 2015

...to the Welsh colonists who struggled to make a life in Patagonia 150 years ago. The continued strength of the community and the coming together of cultures in this part of the world is a lesson to us all.

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Reviewed 15 November 2014

A relatively small but very well managed museum with some excellent exhibits and a small auditorium that shows film of the dinosaur finds in the area, of which there are many.

Thank Phil D
Reviewed 19 July 2014

Arddangosfa wych gyda hen bethau yn cynnwys rhestrau o enwau'r bobl a aeth o Gymru i'r Wladfa, lluniau ac hen eitemau. Arddangofsa teimladwy iawn os ydych yn Gymry. An excellent exhibition of the Welsh people who emmigrated from Wales. It has documents, old photos and...More

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