Museo Historico y de Armas, Arica

(3.7/5 based on 150+ reviews on the web)
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. Museo Historico y de Armas is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our world travel planner, Arica Edition.
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  • There was a great amount of history in the museum and a nice shop too. Models of old weapons and other origional objects from the wars. 
  • A fantastic Museum with much history very good care is an ideal place for fans of history
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  • It is a beautiful, tidy, clean Museum, with pictures and memories of costumes, weapons is therefore a video with the nose intake of arica, as did the Chilean soldiers who within hours recovered the nose of arica EU that was then Peru, also the city of arica. You can buy souvenir with the homeland history reuendos.
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  • History cannot be changed but I know that someday the blanquirroja would return to flame on top, Peruvians never renounce this territory, we will get back it sooner or later
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  • A cultural antiquity is not per what consuiges A force and respect the alien cultural tanbien
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  • Classical Museum of Arica. His collection to understand the tremendous feat I mean the Chilean campaign in the North of what is now Chile. The best are the beautiful views of the city which has from its position.
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  • Great that you like the history d3 chile can not miss this monument to the national orhullo
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  • Excellent place, pride of brave soldiers loams of the Chilean army. LOA Peruvians fought it, but Bolivians (who sought the fight) spent cowards... were pulled out leaving its allies at war with chile...
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