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Museo Argentino De Ciencias Naturales Bernardino Rivadavia - Museum Buenos Aires - Argentina

The Museo de Ciencia Naturales is the second biggest natural sciences museum in Argentina. It is located in Parque Centenario’s west end, and is easily reached by bus or subway. The museum, inaugurated in 1937, houses extensive paleontology collections, the most impressive being the exhibit of species that inhabited Argentine territory during the quaternary period. Children, in particular, enjoy seeing the dinosaurs on display. The exhibits of plant and animal species that currently inhabit the territory are truly informative as well. The Museo de Ciencias Naturales also hosts temporary exhibits and conferences. Two hours should be enough to tour the museum. Guided tours in English must be scheduled in advance.


Ángel Gallardo 490

Caballito, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Museum Types:
Science and nature, Paleontology

Getting There

By subway: Línea B - Ángel Gallardo station (5 blocks away); by bus: numbers 15, 36, 42, 55, 65, 92, 99, 105, 112, 124, 135, 141 and 146

Travel Tips:

Give little ones a taste of what it's like to be a paleontologist. Children have the opportunity to uncover dinosaur bones in a sandbox designed for such a purpose.

Price Description:

Tickets are $0.80; children under 6 don't pay admission

Relative price: Budget

Open Hours from:2 p.m.

Open Hours to:7 p.m.

If you go to the museum on a weekday, you may enjoy the peace and quiet at the adjacent Parque Centenario after your visit.

Currencies accepted
Argentine Peso

Contact Information:
Phone: 4982-6670/6595
E-mail: info(at)

By Claudia Pesce

Claudia Pesce was born in Buenos Aires, but started traveling shortly after her first birthday. Upon returning to Argentina at...

17 Jan 2011

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