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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  • U Little corner of natural beauty and awareness. The building is very nice too. Well worth a visit, no doubt
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  • Excellent information on the history of the Casona, restoration and exowners of it. Lots of information about whales and other native fauna
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