Glaciarium Ice Museum with Glaciobar
Glaciarium is a modern interpretation glaciological centre. The understanding of glaciers and environmental awareness are the main subjects.
The first information and scientific center in Latin America about glaciers. You will learn about the geology and nature of the glacier, giving you all the information you need to understand the Perito Moreno.Consult
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The architecture is quite unique and the façade of the building is reminiscent of the face of a glacier. The exhibits include models, dioramas, photographs, screens, interactive representations, a 3D documentary, and other modern resources that provide an enriching experience.
Glaciarium is open from 9 AM to 8 PM during the tourist season, and from 11 AM to 8 PM during winter (May to August).
You can get there from downtown El Calafate in a shuttle service running from the building of Provincial Tourism Department every hour. Ask for Glaciarium transfer.
If you decide to go on your own, take Route 11, the same that leads to the Perito Moreno Glacier, and drive 6 km. from the center of El Calafate.
The facilities include a café, an ice bar and an Ecoshop, which sells a wide choice of objects made from discarded materials, recycled and with low environmental impact.
The Glaciobar Branca is the first ice bar in Argentina and the only with glacier ice. A must for an unforgettable experience below zero, it has capacity for 25 people and the maximum stay is 20 minutes.
Visitors receive a coating, gloves and boots prior to admission. It is also recommended to wear warm clothing.
A new option to complete your visit to El Calafate and the Perito Moreno Glacier. It’s worth it!
Duration: 2 or 3 hours. Half day excursion. Glaciarium is open from 9 AM to 8 PM during the tourist season, and from 11 AM to 8 PM during winter (May to August).
Difficulty: No, suitable for all ages.
Included: Transfer to Glaciarium ans return. From downtown El Calafate in a shuttle service running from the building of Provincial Tourism Department every hour. The Regular transfers depart every hour from 10:00 a.m. to 20:00 p.m. (except 1:00 p.m.)
Not included: Personal extras.
What to wear? Comfortable and warm clothes, waterproof jacket or windbreaker, cordoned sports shoes or hiking boots. Sunglasses, sunscreen, gloves, hat for sun or warm to cold case.
- You can hire ON LINE by making a quote
For this we have a form in each activity which must complete, entering your email address, the date of the excursion and select the drop-down menu the number of passengers and if necessary to deploy and indicate the number of passengers in the additional Depending on the package to be contracted, then press DRAFT so that the report of the selected value.
By agreeing to the quote complete the required data and continue pressing the button that says RESERVE NOW, select the payment method to then load the data of your credit card and make the payment that ends the operation. Within the next 48 hours * we will process your reservations and send the corresponding checks with the necessary indications to consider the day of service delivery.
For the payment through the deposit or the bank transfer from Argentina you must proceed in the same way making the quotation and then in the selection of means of payment select Bank Transfer, made the payment send a scanned copy or the photo of the voucher for the total of the package Indicating name and surname to the following address email@example.com
* Dentro de las 48 Horas hábiles.