Best Known Museums of San Carlos de Bariloche, San Carlos de Bariloche

Best Known Museums of San Carlos de Bariloche, San Carlos de Bariloche

San Carlos de Bariloche, commonly known as Bariloche, is an amazing city with a long history and ethnic culture. You can discover many important aspects and interesting facts in the museums. The most popular among tourists are: "Francisco P. Moreno" Museum of Patagonia and Museo del Chocolate Fenoglio. Be sure to visit some of the attractions listed below.
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Best Known Museums of San Carlos de Bariloche Map

Guide Name: Best Known Museums of San Carlos de Bariloche
Guide Location: Argentina » San Carlos de Bariloche (See other walking tours in San Carlos de Bariloche)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 6
Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.6 km
Author: irenes
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Museo Paleontologico

1) Museo Paleontologico (must see)

Museo Paleontologico was established by the Bariloche Paleontological Association. It is situated at the crossroads of 12 de Octubre and Sarmiento Streets. The aim of this institution is to preserve dinosaur fossils and to find new artifacts in the Bariloche area and the Northwestern Patagonia. A wide range of animal specimens is displayed at the museum, such as: Ichthyosaurus (Jurassic Period), dinosaur egg, the Archaeopterix, a shark (Tertiary), amphibians, flora and fauna from the Patagonian...   view more
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Museo Icticola

2) Museo Icticola

Located inside the Asociación Club de Caza y Pesca, Museo Icticola is a world-class museum that exhibits embalmed fish trophies. The pride of the museum is the big brown 16-pound trout; it is 99 cm long and 49 cm wide. The lakes of Bariloche offer a great variety of fish species and hence some interesting...   view more
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La Casa del Acuarista

3) La Casa del Acuarista

Plenty of lakes and rivers in this area lead to an enormous variety of fish specimens. All this beauty can be enjoyed in the famous Aquarium House, better known among locals as La Casa del Acuarista. It is situated at the corner of Gallardo and Rolando Streets, in the center of the city. There are 50 big aquariums displaying Patagonian fish, and among them you will see some very rare species. It is a worthwhile place to visit, especially if you travel with...   view more
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Salon Cultural de Usos Multiples y Paseo de los Artesanos

4) Salon Cultural de Usos Multiples y Paseo de los Artesanos

Salon Cultural de Usos Multiples y Paseo de los Artesanos- Spanish for Multi-use Cultural Hall And Crafts Display Center is an open public space. The building has an interesting shape and was designed by a team of renowned architects, among them Diego Iraola, lbandoz Alicia, Ivan Rivera Indarte and Alfredo Mulet. Here you can admire local arts and crafts. Lots of things are displayed on the walls and stands, some of them even for sale. What is also interesting is that a multitude of handmade...   view more
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Francisco P. Moreno Museum of Patagonia

5) Francisco P. Moreno Museum of Patagonia (must see)

The Francisco P. Moreno Museum of Patagonia is a natural history and cultural anthropology museum located in the Civic Center of Bariloche. It was inaugurated on March 17, 1940, as part of the unveiling of the Bariloche Civic Center, which was commissioned by the national government as part of an effort to promote the then-remote Río Negro Province ski resort town. The museum, and its accompanying Domingo Sarmiento Public Library and Bariloche City Hall, were designed by Ernesto de Estrada....   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
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Museo del Chocolate Fenoglio

6) Museo del Chocolate Fenoglio

The sweetest part of this tour is the Museo del Chocolate Fenoglio. A dream place for the sweet tooth. Mr. Fenoglio was the first chocolate manufacturer in Bariloche and at present the most acclaimed one, his products being very popular among customers. Upon arrival, Fenoglio Chocolate Museum serves its visitors hot melted chocolate and only afterwards, demonstrates the process of the production of the sweets. The guide will explain the history of cacao and chocolate while you are busy tasting...   view more

Walking Tours in San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina

Create Your Own Walk in San Carlos de Bariloche

Create Your Own Walk in San Carlos de Bariloche

Creating your own self-guided walk in San Carlos de Bariloche is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Squares of San Carlos de Bariloche

Squares of San Carlos de Bariloche

San Carlos de Bariloche is famous for its plazas and multitude of parks, most of them national parks. It is a very welcoming city, with a friendly environment and nice people. They will be glad to help you to find the place you are searching for. The following is a list of attractions that are popular for tourists and Bariloche's friendly locals.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.0 km
City Orientation Walk

City Orientation Walk

Commonly referred to as Bariloche, San Carlos de Bariloche is a town nestled high in the Andes in the Argentinean region of Patagonia. The town makes mark with its Swiss-style alpine architecture and the vibrant shopping scene of its main artery, Avenida Bartolomé Mitre. If shops, stores, and boutiques selling handmade products sound like your kind of fun, make sure to embark on this orientation walk and explore these and other attractions Bariloche has to offer!

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.6 km
Shopping in San Carlos de Bariloche

Shopping in San Carlos de Bariloche

Bariloche is a good place for shopping, as there is a large number of shops, boutiques, outdoor vendors, etc. We have selected some of the most interesting stores to visit, those which offer typical local and national products, handicrafts, silver works and others. You will find some tips on where to go and some of the most popular shopping destinations below.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.9 km
Arts and Crafts Tour in San Carlos de Bariloche

Arts and Crafts Tour in San Carlos de Bariloche

To understand the culture and traditions of a country or a city, you need to get in touch with its people, customs and art. Here, in San Carlos de Bariloche, you can find all of these. In this self-guided tour are the most prominent and popular craft and art bazaars and exhibition spaces. Be sure to visit some of the attractions listed here.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.1 km
Chocolate Shops of San Carlos de Bariloche

Chocolate Shops of San Carlos de Bariloche

San Carlos de Bariloche is famous for making chocolate, this being one of the premises for tourism. One of the most popular streets visited by chocoholics is Calle Mitre. It is situated in the center of Bariloche and is the second main street in the city. Lots of sweet shops are located here, but only the best of them are listed here. Enjoy your tour!

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 0.3 km