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The La Plata Museum (Museo de La Plata) is a natural history museum located in La Plata, Argentina. It was founded in 1884 by the distinguished Argentine naturalist, Francisco Javier Muñiz. The museum houses one of the most important collections of natural history in the Americas.

The museum has over two million specimens of fossils, plants, animals, and minerals, and is divided into various sections such as paleontology, zoology, botany, geology, and anthropology. It also has an extensive collection of ceramics and textiles from pre-Columbian times.

Some of the most remarkable exhibits of the museum include the skeleton of a glyptodont, a large herbivorous mammal that lived in the Pampas region during the Pleistocene epoch, and the complete skeleton of a Megatherium, a giant ground sloth that lived in South America during the Pleistocene era.

The museum is housed in an impressive building designed by Francisco Tamburini and Victor Meano, two of the most renowned architects of Argentina in the 19th century. The building features an eclectic architectural style that combines neo-Renaissance, neo-Gothic, and neoclassical elements, and is considered one of the most beautiful and elegant buildings in the city of La Plata.

Today, the La Plata Museum is one of the most important natural history museums in Latin America, and a popular destination for visitors interested in the history and diversity of the natural world.