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Many vehicles from the XIX th century, steam powered train, trucks, crane, grader and so on, but... read more

Reviewed 24 December 2017
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Worth the walk across the paddock

At first sight you wonder what you are doing here. Little old buildings set in a paddock of grass... read more

Reviewed 24 March 2017
Wellington, New Zealand
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23 Dec 2017
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“History of Chilian Imigrants”
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Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

Many vehicles from the XIX th century, steam powered train, trucks, crane, grader and so on, but also a small but nice collection of automobiles and some nice and well preserved houses with, inside, basic working places (stomatology cabinet, tailor, pharmacist, garage)

Thank CosminF
Reviewed 3 April 2017

This museum is a place of memories situated on the grounds of the Patagonian Institute and consists of both indoor and outdoor exhibits of antique trains, machinery and relics of the European settlers in this remote part of the world. Don't be disappointed at first...More

3  Thank Eddiemack
Reviewed 24 March 2017

At first sight you wonder what you are doing here. Little old buildings set in a paddock of grass and weeds. But on close investigation it was amazing. The apothecary shop was especially interesting, though I found the carpentry shop very interesting too. A must...More

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Reviewed 7 February 2017

This museum includes outdoor and indoor exhibits illustrating local living conditions a century ago. Outdoor exhibits include a forlorn collection of old farm equipment, as well as small locomotives, steam tractors, and an oil drilling rig (from Texas, like me). Small period homes have worthwhile...More

1  Thank TX2OBX
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Nice collection. Has period homes, buildings. Interiors are somewhat accurate, old pharmacist, bake shop, black smith, dental. Some items are of different eras. Needs some up keep.

Thank lgpanther
Reviewed 3 January 2016

Agricultural tourism is catching on, and Museo Del Recuerdo is a good example of how agricultural history can be made accessible and interesting to people who may know nothing of the subject. Sheep ranching is the focus, with attention also paid to other enterprises (railroads,...More

1  Thank SophieTosca
Reviewed 23 April 2015

We visited not knowing quite what to expect, but basically a field full of old machinery, not very well cared for rusty, dirty, and not very interesting, the buildings were better with various rooms full of original equipment from bygone times dentist, cinema, pharmacy etc....More

Thank Elaine W
Reviewed 1 February 2014

This open-air museum is quite out of the way, by the Zona Franca, but collectivos are available for 400 pesos from the town center or you can embark on a lengthy and fairly uninteresting walk. It's worth a visit and I especially liked the period...More

3  Thank iberjan
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