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| 2 km Southwest of Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, Ecuador
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All reviews galapagos islands worth a visit self guided tour flora and fauna human history an easy walk starting point great place to start great info current issues nice museum free admission informative displays lots of pictures entire history english explanations nice overview
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The interpretative center was very well done. The displays were in both Spanish and English. They explained how the Galapagos came to be, the various currents affecting the islands, the large number of species of finches and evolution, and the islands history.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank cymopterus
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was a little surprised by the interpretation centre as I was expecting something a bit more interesting. Although there was a cleaner, I didn't see any other staff there. It has a tired feel to it. However, the information is interesting, and it was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank WrldTravela
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

great museum to learn about the first human landing on the Galapagos, the dark days of the island and the recent progress made.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank karishman2016
Reviewed 1 November 2018

I expected little of this place but it was a surprise. Very interesting informative displays not only about galápagos wild life but also about Galápagos geological and human history from the discovery till these days. For sure you will visit playa Mann which is in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ricardo R
Reviewed 12 October 2018

It's hard to Interpret the Purpose of this building. There ARE interesting displays and a walk though history of the islands but who's spoiled enough to visit these island without having researched? Rent, borrow and google all the info you need so you can spend...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Fayezzz
Reviewed 11 October 2018

We visited the Interpretation Center prior to walking to Punta Carola. It is an interesting place to visit to provide context around the history of the Islands...which has not always been positive. The center highlights the stress that have been placed on the islands as...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank EJH65
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Very impressed with quality of center. Spanish and English, lots of pictures and interesting stories. Walk from there is worth the time. Snorkelling available from 2 easily accessible beaches.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank dlwamboldt
Reviewed 14 September 2018

There is information here on a range of subjects relating to the Galapagos Islands: Geology; History; Social; Environment and, of course the work of Charles Darwin in formulating his theory "On the Origin of the Species". Well worth a visit, and it is free!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank W4lking
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

This was a great history lesson on the islands. Totally worth the time commitment, especially on a rainy day.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Magellan18
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

For a rather small place a lot of information is presented. A pleasant stroll on a boardwalk brings you to the building entrance where one is met with a large model of the islands. The majority of the exhibit is by panels on the wall...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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