Museo Provincial de Ciencias Naturales y Oceanografico, Puerto Madryn

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Set eyes on the preserved carcass of a giant octopus at Museo Provincial de Ciencias Naturales y Oceanografico. The natural history museum, housed in the century-old Chalet Pujol, places a special emphasis on humanity's relationship with the wild seas. You can see skeletons and fossils of a wide range of animals, both land-dwelling and marine, as well as the museum's showpiece, the alien-like octopus. Look for the tactile seaweed exhibit, where you can handle a piece of the strange marine vegetation. Take a guided tour to get the most out of the museum. Put Museo Provincial de Ciencias Naturales y Oceanografico at the forefront of your travel plans using our Puerto Madryn day trip planner.
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  • Excellent museum within walking distance of the port. Beautifu historic building, with excellent sea displays. the building is just beautiful, with narrow doorways, a fantastic staircase, and... 
    Excellent museum within walking distance of the port. Beautifu historic building, with excellent sea displays. the building is just beautiful, with narrow doorways, a fantastic staircase, and...  more »
  • Nice small museum. Be aware: there are no English translations under the exhibits. You can get a brief English description of each floor at the front desk 
    Nice small museum. Be aware: there are no English translations under the exhibits. You can get a brief English description of each floor at the front desk  more »

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