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We came to La Plata to visit this museum and see 'dinosaurs'. Both of our dinosaur obsessed... read more

Reviewed 11 November 2018
Wooli3s
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Melbourne, Australia
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A beautiful place, near of Buenos Aires

Close to the city of Buenos Aires. Take the bus 129 (Retiro or in 9th of July) cost 70 Ars (need to... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2018
bernardoestebanr
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Santiago, Chile
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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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Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

We came to La Plata to visit this museum and see 'dinosaurs'. Both of our dinosaur obsessed children were not disappointed. It is a great museum with many interesting displays!

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

Close to the city of Buenos Aires. Take the bus 129 (Retiro or in 9th of July) cost 70 Ars (need to be use sube card) 1 hour until the bus stop of La Plata City (8th street) Take a taxi to the park (1st...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 22 February 2018

The museum is very interesting and almost exclusively in Spanish so it helps to be able to read Spanish. I found it better on dinosaurs than the Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales in Buenos Aires and better on Argentina's indigenous people than any other museum...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 26 January 2018

We departed our Palermo condo at 8 AM, taking the Metro D to 9th of April station, then Metro C, ending at Plaza Constitution. Upstairs was the train station where we purchased our round trip tickets (8 Ap each round trip) to La Plata, taking...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

We made the trip out from Constitution Station (just $8AR return, very comfortable air conditioned train runs every half hour and takes less than an hour) and enjoyed a few hours wandering this fabulous museum. Such a big range of South American and some international...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

The collection of fossils and skeletons is very good and the visit to the museum is an interesting one. The interiors are very pretty too. It's a bit of an old one, but still can entertain and educate.

Date of experience: December 2016
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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.-

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Esteban B
Reviewed 4 January 2017

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

Date of experience: December 2016
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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...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Felix B
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...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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