Museo del Lago Gutierrez, San Carlos de Bariloche

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Specialty Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
In most circumstances travelers avoid small, cramped rooms filled with bones, but at Museo del Lago Gutierrez that's exactly what visitors come for. Built thanks to the passion of Professor Rodolfo Pedro Corsolini, the private archeological museum houses a collection of around 10,000 fossils, rocks, and bones discovered in Patagonia. Have a chat with Professor Corsolini, who can usually be found on site, about the fascinating discoveries and what they tell us about the region. Take the guesswork out of planning a San Carlos de Bariloche vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.
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  • A surprisingly large collection of rocks and fossils crammed into a Tardis like museum. If you're a geology or palaeontology geek then you'll love this, particular the dinosaur eggs. also you can...  more »
  • Let me start by giving you some context. We are a family with a biologist (mom) and geologist (dad) and two kids who are very interested in fossils, rocks, and animals. This little museum blew us...  more »
  • Awesome place, Rodolfo is a great source of wisdom and knowledge. Afable and pleasant to talk to about history and also contemporary matters. Fully recommended for people interested in Earth's history, geology and the likes.
  • Said it was open... abierto todo los dias... all the days. But they were not open and had no note as to when they would open. Dissapointing.

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