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Museo Colonial Aleman, Frutillar

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History Museum Museum
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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  • This well maintained historical German family farm is a great way to showcase the European influence on this area of Chile. It is well maintained with many antique artifacts that your do not typically...  more »
  • This museum complex was probably the highlight of our tour. Expansive, beautiful buildings and well maintained gardens, artefacts relative to each building, the babbling stream, glorious flowers and t...  more »
  • 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 »
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  • 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
  • very nice and clean.
  • interesting collection that show how was the life of the first german settlers in the zone in 19th century