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Discover more about the history of Patagonia's first colonial settlers at Museo del desembarco Punta Cuevas, dedicated to the Welsh immigrants who landed in the region in 1865. These initial 153 men, women, and children built settlements as they moved; today, the museum stands on one of those sites. As you tour the collection, pay special attention to the boarding list of the Velero Mimosa, the boat used for the expedition, as well as details on the reasons for this migration and how many ultimately survived the gruelling trip. Take a look at our Puerto Madryn holiday planner to schedule your visit to Museo del desembarco Punta Cuevas and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
Museo del desembarco Punta Cuevas reviews
We three middle aged British guys were exploring Puerto Madryn on a Thursday in late January 2019. As one of us was Welsh this museum was of particular importance. We had been to PM in 2005 but the... more »
This is a brilliant little museum that tells the story of the Welsh settlers who emigrated to Patagonia from Liverpool on the Mimosa in 1865, living in man made caves on the penninsula below the... more »
Interesting musuem about the Welsh settlers and friendly guide who can speak Welsh!
Beautiful place to hang out.
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