Turismo en Neuquen , Argentina
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Mineralogy Museum Dr. Juan A. Olsacher
This Museum this dedicated to the biological sciences exclusively prevailing the mineralogy and paleontology mainly of the province.

The Museum was inaugurated on May 24th 1969, being its first director Don José Ignacio Garate Zubillaga, who donated his collections to initiat the museum.

Later, on May 24th 1972 by decree 1188 it is given the name " Prof. Dr. Juan Augusto Olsacher .

It is dedicated exclusively to the biological sciences, with a predominance of mineralogy and paleontology of the province. It possesses very important collections of prototype pieces, for what it is considered a paleontological repository.

A mong its most important collections you can observe:

Systematic Mineralogy, with 2035 mineral species

  • Precious and semi-precious stones
  • Petrology
  • Invertebrates Paleontology of the Holocen and Inferior Mesozoic
  • Paleontology of Neuqueén´s watershed
  • Vertebrates Paleontology, Sea Reptiles and a collection of Paleobotanics.
Location and Timetable
  • Etcheluz and Ejercito Argentino streets
    Timetable: Monday to Friday from 8 to 15 and from 18 to 21 hs
    Saturday and Sunday from 18 to 22 hs.
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