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Museo del Desembarco

Boulevard Alte G Brown 3681, Puerto Madryn U9120ACK, Argentina
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Learn about the Welsh arrival

I understand this museum has recently reopened after rebuilding, and it still has ongoing... read more

Reviewed 8 February 2017
Natjp3
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London, United Kingdom
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A small museum about the strugle of the first immigrants in Puerto Madryn

Here you will see how the first immigrants from Wales entered Puerto Madryn. You'll see the... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2015
biobakker
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Wilrijk, Belgium
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Boulevard Alte G Brown 3681, Puerto Madryn U9120ACK, Argentina
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Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

I understand this museum has recently reopened after rebuilding, and it still has ongoing work. Even now it is a very interesting place to learn about the arrival of the Welsh immigrants to Patagonia, and the initial struggles they had to overcome. Friendly staff too...More

Thank Natjp3
Reviewed 19 August 2015

Here you will see how the first immigrants from Wales entered Puerto Madryn. You'll see the boarding list off passengers, discover how many of them died. Man,woman, children....all their dreams off a better life, free at last! Look in the water well and be glad...More

Thank biobakker
Reviewed 7 February 2014

Don't miss it! Whales and walruses are certainly a very moving experience; but learning about great achievments in outstanding humanity is all the more a rare and unforgettable one! The place is modest in size but so great and profound in significance. You will find...More

1  Thank chmchris
Reviewed 6 January 2013

Great to visit it before visiting Gaiman and Trevelin, or other Welsh colonies in Patagonia. During the 19th century, many emigrated from Wales to different parts of the world, fleeing from oppression, exploitation, and hardship. Learn details from the first group of immigrants who disembarked...More

2  Thank martinapescadora
Reviewed 22 December 2012

The day I went to walk that part of the coast the museum itself was closed, but there is a circuit with explanations on what happened, there is a memorial with the names of the first Walesmen that came in the "Mimosa" and the view...More

Thank Paola E
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