Museo Antropologico P. Sebastian Englert, Easter Island

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Learn the history of the island at Museo Antropologico P. Sebastian Englert, dedicated to preserving the culture and history of Rapa Nui and its people. Named after Bavarian missionary Sebastian Englert, who lived on the island until his death in 1969, the museum houses and displays artifacts from across the island. Situated in a building with a humble, rustic design in keeping with the scenery and culture of the island, the museum boasts a rare female mo'ai figure, an extensive photographic collection, wooden statuettes, and an archive of traditional folk music. Add Museo Antropologico P. Sebastian Englert to your Hanga Roa travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Hanga Roa family vacation planner.
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  • There are not a lot of exhibits, aside from the posters that give you the rundown on lots of aspects of island history and life. But these boards you can read really give you a good summary of what yo...  more »
  • On our last day on Rapa Nui, my wife and I decided to take a walk and visit this museum. There is no admission fee, but donations are accepted. At the entrance is a Moai which, like virtually all of t...  more »
  • Located not too far away from the Tahai Ceremonial Complex, this museum is very educational place. It was founded in 1973 and is dedicated to the conservation of the Rapa Nut cultural patrimony. You w...  more »
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  • Great way to learn a bit more indepth information about the island and history. All signs are in English and Spanish. The downside is there isn't much to see artifact wise, it's mainly a museum to read information about the island.
  • Mainly sign boards but does have the only found eye of a Moai
  • its worth being there, you can see the only one moai's eye here
  • The museum is closed for renovations until 15th March 2017.
  • I wouldn't cry if I missed this on my checklist. Just boards of texts and very few pieces of stones. I would have cried if they charged.