The Chaco attractions

Wildlife Reserve in The Chaco

Chaco Lodge

Chaco Lodge is a forest reserve around a large salt lake famous for its flamingos. It is one of the last in the area to dry out, and is accessible only during dry weather. It's a great place to camp. Norbert Epp, th…
Museum in The Chaco

Fortín Boquerón

Fortín Boquerón is the site of one of the decisive battles of the Chaco War (1932–35). There is an excellent museum, as well as a graveyard of the fallen and a gigantic monument constructed from the original defense…
Museum in Filadelfia

Colonists' Museum

The creaky wooden building that houses the museum is the original colony headquarters. It's filled with a bit of everything, from information about Mennonite history to handmade flamethrowers for combating locusts, …
Museum in Filadelfia

Jakob Unger Museum

The natural-history museum, named after the famous Mennonite naturalist, is stuffed with taxidermied animals and is part of the impressive Filadelfia museum complex.
Museum in Loma Plata

Museo Loma Plata

A small museum of Mennonite history, next to the tourist information office. Information in English available.