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Tours & Exhibitions

Educational Initiatives

The Visual Arts Archive makes resources from the collection available for educational purposes. Members have access to a wide range of programs, clubs, tours, and exhibitions at the Archive facility.

Most topics relate to the Rift Valley, Paraguayan history, geology, and Christian history.

Access to Monte Matteo is available for members and their guests, with reservations.

Tours

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    CERRO PORTEÑO

    See the fields of the battle of Paraguarí from the observatory. Learn how a small hill near the city of Paraguarí became the scene of a conflict between the Kingdom of Spain and a former Spanish colony in 1811. What followed marked one of the first battles in the Latin American Independence movement.

    Saturday, Sunday | 11AM, 12PM, 3PM, 5PM | Duration: 20 Minutos
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    In This Valley

    A summary of the geological and human history of the Asunción Rift Valley from 400 million years ago to the present.

    Saturday, Sunday | 11AM, 12PM, 3PM, 5PM | Duration: 20 Minutos
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    UNTIL THE END OF THE WORLD

    From the tower, this tour uses the landscape to explain the earths history and illustrate the perspective of passing time. Guests will view a lifesize timeline from the begining of the earth, where we are now, and where it will end.

    Saturday, Sunday | 11AM, 12PM, 3PM, 5PM | Duration: 20 Minutos
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    The Atlantic Forest

    The Atlantic Forest is less than 100,000 hectares but extends more than 1,000 kilometers from the Atlantic coast of Brazil through Argentina and Paraguay. It has been 80% deforested. From the facility, we will view the western border of the forest and discuss the impact of human progress on this unique ecosystem.

    Saturday, Sunday | 11AM, 12PM, 3PM, 5PM | Duration: 20 Minutos

EXHIBITIONS

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    FROM THE TOWER

    An assortment of useful images and data that explain the various aspects and history of the valley below.

    Days & Hours: Same as Observatory | Location: Main floor
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    BELGRANO

    In his own words, the story of the historic and unfortunate mission of General Manuel Belgrano from Buenos Aires to Paraguarí.

    Days & Hours: Same as Observatory | Location: Main floor

Reserve

Access to Monte Matteo is available for members and their guests, with reservations.

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