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Museo de la Memoria Urbana o del Terremoto

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Address: Mitre y Espana, San Juan, Argentina
Phone Number: 0264-421-8833-420-2246
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Sun 16:00 - 20:00
Tue - Sat 10:00 - 20:00

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This little museum is the place to go if you are interested in learning more about the earthquake that destroyed the city in 1944. The only room of the museum which is filled with... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This little museum is the place to go if you are interested in learning more about the earthquake that destroyed the city in 1944. The only room of the museum which is filled with several photographs, urban models and newspaper articles isn't spectacular, but it is an informative collection of the city's history and the events of 1944. It's so... More 

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Hereford, England
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

Housed in a single room, there are pictures and displays covering every detail of the dreadful earthquake in 1944. There is a clever simulator to show how an earthquake feels. Free of charge.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2015

It is a great place to learn how San Juan looked like before the earthquake that devastated the city in 1945. There is an earthquake simulator. It is worth visiting.

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La Serena, Chile
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2015

A museum showing how the city was before the earthquake in 1944, its rebuilding and remembrance. Very interesting information.

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Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2015 via mobile

this museum shows many pictures from San Juan before the earthquake. You can experience in a special room the earthquake!

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Natal, RN
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2014 via mobile

This small museum in an old part of the former railway station given you an idea of the town before and after the earthquake. Dont miss the earthquake simulator. Free entry

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