Museo Historico y de Armas, Arica

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Ascend to Museo Historico y de Armas, a museum exploring Chile’s history in the Pacific War. The museum sits on a 110 m (360 ft) high incline, offering sweeping views over the city skyline and surrounding Pacific Ocean. The museum’s location holds vast significance, marking the site of a crucial battle that took place in 1880, one year into the Pacific War. Tour guides and information are available in both English and Spanish, so don’t worry about bringing a phrase book along. Pay special attention to the plaques placed around the museum by former Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet. Plan to see Museo Historico y de Armas and other attractions that appeal to you using our Arica trip planning tool .
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  • It is a very popular, historic place. I've been twice and it has not changed in 10 years! display is of the poorest I've ever seen, do not have not much information content of interest history
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  • It is a nice Museum well maintained, where you can learn more of history, be charged an entrance to 600 pesos adults and 300 children and will reach it, going up the nose.
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  • Very nice with great history one is transported to the past with all its objects of battles. It is free.
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  • Very interesting museum in a beautiful location.
  • There's a lot of history in your materials there exposed, good attention on the part of officials.
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  • Ideal to know part of the heroic fact of our Chilean soldiers, in the taking and assault on the Morro de Arica.
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  • Excellent, well care, entrance at popular price, history-the making of the morro in detail, among others.
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  • The military museum is small, simple and the price is right.
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