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Cipolletti offers a way to explore the wildlife that inhabited the area of the valley for thousands of years, the Carlos Ameghino Provincial Museum.

museoEl Museo Carlos Ameghino funciona en una casa construída a principios del siglo XX.

Founded in 1971 and works at home "Pichi Rucha" which was part of the farm "La Esmeralda" which belonged to the city's founder, General Fernández Oro

It collection corresponds to the fauna of the area. Contains birds, reptiles, minerals and fossils as well as historical material from the city. It also contains a collection of paleontological tetrapods fossils from the Mesozoic period. It highlights the presence of the original skull of Abelisaurus Comaheunsis, a carnivorous dinosaur that lived in the area in the Cretaceous period. Besides, it is the head of a sauropod and the remains of a complete specimen in the process of exposure.

To reach the museum take the Avenida Mengele to the ring road and enter the grounds of the rugby club, there is the site of the museum.

Adress: Belgrano 2150.

Opens: Monday to Friday from 10 am to 12 pm and from 3 pm to 6 pm

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