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“OK, they need to dust the collections”
Review of Museo de La Plata

Museo de La Plata
Ranked #2 of 77 things to do in La Plata
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: 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.
Reviewed 20 January 2013

Lots of bones and some taxidermy with other stuff thrown in...I guess OK but I felt they did a poor job with the upkeep of exhibition spaces-everything looks dusty and left to languish. The building itself is beautiful and the location in the park is nice.

Thank namchegompa
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Reviewed 25 August 2012

Wait for the guided tour and you will never forget the experience. It is a great museum with dinosaurs, mega fauna, etc. You will love it. We miss the upper floor (antropology) and we are going to return for sure.

It is around 2 hours in car from Buenos Aires tough.

Thank Kenny V
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Reviewed 18 June 2012

The Museo de La Plata is in some ways old-fashioned, but obviously it is being refurbished and improved. The collections (especially the palaeontology collection) are huge, and the late 19th century building itself is an architectural marvel. This museum ranks among the greatest natural history museums in the world and is well worth a visit.

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Reviewed 29 April 2012

The science and natural history museum is of modest size. However, the exhibits are wonderfully presented. Captions are all in Spanish. But, even if you don't read Spanish, it's worth the trip.

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Reviewed 13 April 2012

Great museum, collection is immense, Dinosaurs, skeletons of whales and other big animals. An impressive building

Thank Tomvanderleij
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