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Welsh Regional Historical Museum

museo gaimanRegional Historical Museum of Gaiman.

Located in the old Railway Station of Gaiman. The elements it contains are related to the settlement of Chubut by the Welsh who settled in this town home for excellence in our country. Over 3000 items comprise the collection.

In addition, you can visit the Newspaper Library, the Library, a special collection of original books in Wales, and can purchase books, jams and hand-woven teapots covers.

The museum also has added a replica of the old blacksmith, made of adobe, reed and ground as a way of recognizing and revaluing a trade that was highly developed in the valley. In the same visitors will find some old tools and see demonstrations of how the blacksmiths did their work tied. It is located on the campus of the station house.

Hours: daily from 3pm to 7.30pm with a fee of $ 3 per person.

Anthropological Museum

Skulls, arrowheads, balls, mortar tell the story of the place and the relationship of Aborigines with the Welsh and Spanish. There are guided tours from the Information Office. Check times and days (02965) 491 571.

First House of Gaiman

la herreria de gaimanReplica of the old blacksmith of Gaiman in the regional museum.

It is located on Calle Juan C. Evans and was built in 1874 by Mr. Davis Roberts and his wife Jenamine Jones. The house is made of stone and mud with a gable roof of sheet zinc. The previous roof  was of straw and mud.

There are attempts to show the lifestyle of the early Welsh settlers in the Lower Valley of the Chubut river, through a clothing and furniture. It is open daily from 10am to 7pm with a fee of $ 5 per person, children under 12 are free.

 

House of the Poet Museum

This museum, located at Av Alte. Brown 328, offers a vision of the world we lived our immigrant ancestors. They show their customs, rituals, lifestyle, clothing, and traditional family environment for immigrants in different environments that recreate everyday life.

The setting is made as close as possible to the time that the poet Evan Thomas lived in this house with his family. The museum is open daily from 11am to 7pm with a fee of $ 10 per person and $ 5 for children under 5 years old.

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