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Museo Colonial Aleman, Frutillar

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Learn about local history at Museo Colonial Aleman, dedicated to showing the everyday life of German settlers who arrived during the colonial era. Opened in 1984, the cultural attraction encompasses five buildings covered in wood shingles in the style of German colonial architecture. The museum boasts a replica mill house and watermill, and features displays showing the processes required to make food during those early colonial times. Other highlights include recreations of a typical farmhouse, a traditional forge, and a blacksmith's shop. To visit Museo Colonial Aleman and other attractions in Frutillar, use our Frutillar vacation planner.
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  • You will feel like you are in a Bavarian wonderland with flowers, window-boxes and wood accented buildings everywhere. A visit to this interesting museum will give you insight into the life of German ...  more »
  • German immigrants had a large, positive impact on this part of Chile. The museum gives a person an opportunity to walk through two "typical" homes for the period, see equipment, furniture, and persona...  more »
  • It is very cute, visit a must if they are to Frutillar! the day was beautiful, gardens, clean well kept houses, clean public restrooms. It was a very pleasant walk
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  • interesting collection that show how was the life of the first german settlers in the zone in 19th century
  • Very good Museum and very well decorated.
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  • Good place to meet frutillar, should improve its signage and information tourist, is spent by the time
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  • Interesting to visit this German House and some of its agricultural tools, which were essential for the development of the region. The input costs a little less than $4 per person.
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  • Great a good close guided walk with nature, and the view of Frutillar is Super
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