Club de Yates Micalvi

Puerto Williams

A grounded German cargo boat, the Micalvi was declared a regional naval museum in 1976 but has found an infinitely better use as a floating bar, frequented by navy men and yachties. Unfortunately, the bar isn't open to the general public.

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Nearby Puerto Williams attractions

1. Museo Martín Gusinde

0.12 MILES

A well-crafted museum named for the Austrian priest and ethnographer who worked among the Yaghans from 1918 to 1923. Focuses on ethnography and natural…

2. Yelcho Replica


Near the entrance to the military quarters is a replica of the original bow of the ship that rescued Ernest Shackleton’s Antarctic expedition from…

3. Museo Acatushún

12.19 MILES

The impressive Museo Acatushún was created by Natalie Prosser Goodall, a North American biologist who married into the extended Bridges family…

4. Museo del Fin del Mundo

28.65 MILES

Built in 1903, this former bank, close to the port, contains exhibits on Fuegian natural history, stuffed birdlife, photos of natives and early penal…

5. Museo Marítimo & Museo del Presidio

28.68 MILES

Convicts were transferred from Isla de los Estados to Ushuaia in 1906 to build this national prison, finished in 1920. The depressing cells, designed for…

7. Iglesia de la Merced

29.02 MILES

The century-old Iglesia de la Merced was built with convict labor. Don't make a special trip to see it, but if you pass by when strolling the main street…

8. Parque Yatana

29.04 MILES

Part art project, part urban refuge, this city block of lenga forest is being preserved from encroaching development. The forest, whose name in Yaghan…