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Museo Paleontol贸gico Egidio Feruglio - Museum Trelew - Argentina

Arguably one of the best museums in Argentina, Museo Paleontol贸gico Egidio Feruglio is a must-see for paleontology enthusiasts. The museum, which contains roughly 1,700 fossils, takes visitors on a paleontological tour through history. On permanent display are bones of dinosaurs that once inhabited this area, including Argentinosaurus, the largest-known vertebrate in the world. Tours are free, and English, German, and Italian speaking guides are available. The museum has full handicapped access, and even offers guides for the blind. This museum is a great place to bring the kids.


Fontana 140

Trelew, Argentina

Museum Types:

Getting There

The museum is located between Avenida 9 de Julio and Gales.

Travel Tips:

The Museum offers special-theme tours with Bryn Gwyn Palaetological Park in Gaiman. These expeditions, which last half-day to two days, cover flora, fauna, geology, palaeontology and astronomy. Contact Museo Paleontol贸gico Egidio Feruglio for more information.

Price Description:

Adults $7, children 6-12 years old $4.25, Argentine retirees $4.75

Relative price: Mid-Range

Open Hours from:Low Season: Monday-Friday 10 a.m., weekends and holidays 10 a.m.; high season: daily 9 a.m.

Open Hours to:Low Season: Monday-Friday 6 p.m., weekends and holidays 8 p.m.; high season: daily 8 p.m.

Days Closed:Dec. 25 and Jan. 1

Travel Skills: None

Visit the other museums in Trelew, or take in a show. Day trip out to Gaiman and Dolavon for more Welsh culture. Visit the penguins at Punta Tombo and the Commerson鈥檚 dolphins at Playa Uni贸n.

Currencies accepted
Argentine Peso

Contact Information:
Phone: 43-2100
E-mail: info(at)

Here are other activities in and around Trelew that may be of interest: Museo Regional Pueblo de Luis,

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