Aristides Carlos Rodrigues Museum

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Museum Aristides Carlos Rodrigues
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Established July 2001
Location Avenue Pereira Rego, 1000
Candelária, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.
Coordinates 29°39′53″S 52°47′23″W / 29.66472°S 52.78972°W / -29.66472; -52.78972Coordinates: 29°39′53″S 52°47′23″W / 29.66472°S 52.78972°W / -29.66472; -52.78972
Type Paleontology, Natural history museum.

The Aristides Carlos Rodrigues Museum[1] is located at Avenue Pereira Rego, 1000, in the town of Candelária, in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. It is a museum of Geopark of Paleorrota with information on the region. It was inaugurated in July 2001.


Collection of personal effects, machinery, household utensils and work of German settlers, paleontology, archeology.

Sets out various species of fossils from the Triassic Period, such as Dicynodont, Karamuru vorax and rhynchosaur. The collection also includes a replica of Guaibasaurus candelarienses, discovered in Sanga Pinheiro.

Many fossils collected in the city, were aimed at the Museum. The UFRGS has made many collections of fossils in this city and this has helped the museum grow.


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