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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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Un lugar interesante para recorrer y aprender como vivieron los primeros colonos alemanes en nuestro pais. Un ejemplo de esfuerzo y teson. more »An interesting place to explore and learn as they lived the first German settlers in our country. An example of effort and determination.
El concepto museo quizá algunos asumen el encerrarse en 4 paredes... bueno esto es completamente diferente, es un recorrido al cerro donde se encuentran diferentes tipos de viviendas, las cuales cuent... more »The Museum concept perhaps assume some locked in 4 walls... well this is completely different, a journey to the Hill is where there are different types of dwellings, which have the typical objects of that time. Recommended
Lugar muito bonito, com boa área de campo, casas ao estilo alemão, objetos antigos e uma bela vista da cidade. more »Very beautiful place, with good field area, German-style houses, ancient objects and a beautiful view of the city.
Victor Ganoza - TNS-Peru
Very interesting, educational and beautiful. Requires guides to completely understand and appreciate
Quite nice, with a great collection of tools and belongings from the German settlers, but a bit unkempt.
It reminds us how tough was life back then
interesting collection that show how was the life of the first german settlers in the zone in 19th century
Juan Pablo Hormazabal
very nice and clean.
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