Address: Parque Mariano Moreno s/n, San Rafael.
Phone: 02627 – 423095
Opening hours: Monday to friday from 8 to 19hs.
The museum is divided in several departments, letting us have a wide approximation to natural sciences. The Anthropology and Archaeology areas are directed to the study of regional and local cultures. Botanic and Zoology hall show the local fauna and flora. The Palaeontology hall studies the development and evolution of the different geological periods that Mendoza went through. In Geology, that is divided in Petrography and Mineralogy, shows a collection of samples from both areas, while in Astronomy, the museum offers an astronomic observatory. There is also a library and historic records and an eco museum of 4 hectares (9,88 acres)