5 Sights in Ushuaia, Argentina (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Ushuaia, Argentina. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 5 sights are available in Ushuaia, Argentina.

Sightseeing Tours in Ushuaia

1. Museo Marítimo de Ushuaia

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The Maritime Museum and Uhuaia Prison are located inside the building of the former prison in Uhuaia, where the most dangerous criminals have gained a tragic reputation for being imprisoned for their recidivism. Today, the building hosts four museums: The Maritime Museum recreates the theme of the sea through a series of models and naval models, and everything about the history of Tierra del Fuego from the seafarers' special point of view, since Tierra del Fuego and its surrounding islands, as well as the Malvinas, South Georgia and Antarctica, are connected to the sea in all respects Prison Museum in Hall iv, where we learn about the first Tierra del Fuego prison (1896), the intention of criminal colonization and the construction of existing buildings, the life, work, punishment, closure of prisoners and the tragic history of some main occupants. The Antarctic Museum jos é maria, located on the top floor of the iv pavilion, has 19 rooms and is home to the richest historical and biological materials of Antarctica The Museum of Marine Art, which displays a series of works of art by marine and port artists, attempts to provide a comprehensive and balanced overview of the development of marine art in Argentina from 1889 to the present.

Wikipedia: Museo Marítimo y del Presidio de Ushuaia (ES), Website, Facebook

2. Saint Christopher

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HMS Justice (W-140), a Royal Navy ship classified as a rescue tug, was built in the United States as U. S. Navy ATR-1-class rescue tug ATR-20. Never commissioned into the U. S. Navy, she was transferred to the Royal Navy under Lend-Lease at delivery. Returned to the U. S. after the end of World War II, she was redesignated BATR-20. Struck and sold for commercial service in 1946, she was eventually grounded at Ushuaia, Argentina and abandoned.

Wikipedia: HMS Justice (W140) (EN)

3. Iglesia Parroquial de Ushuaia

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The Parish Church of Ushuaia, built in 1898 and belonging to the Catholic Church, was declared a National Historic Monument by PEN Decree No. 64 of January 29, 1999, an instrument that simultaneously included several buildings and sites in the Province of Tierra del Fuego, Antarctica and South Atlantic Islands.

Wikipedia: Iglesia parroquial de Ushuaia (ES)

4. Ex Casa de Gobierno

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The Old Government House was the first seat of government of the National Territory of Tierra del Fuego, Antarctica and South Atlantic Islands and then of the territorial and provincial legislature until 2002. It is currently an annex of the End of the World Museum, located 300 meters to the east.

Wikipedia: Ex Casa de Gobierno de Tierra del Fuego (ES)

5. El Tren del Fin del Mundo

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Estación del Fin del Mundo is a train station located on the outskirts of the city of Ushuaia in Tierra del Fuego Province, Antarctica and South Atlantic Islands, Argentina. It works as a tourist attraction, offering the End of the World Train service.

Wikipedia: Estación del Fin del Mundo (ES)


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