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Archaeological Museum, La Serena

(2.8/5 based on 95+ reviews on the web)
While modest in size, Archaeological Museum boasts an extensive and varied collection. Familiarize yourself with local history or travel farther back in time to the museum’s pre-Columbian archives. At 2.94 m (9.65 ft) high sits one of the museum’s most popular artifacts: a genuine Easter Island moai, located in the Polynesia gallery. Note that displays are in Spanish only and audio guides are unavailable. Arrange your visit to Archaeological Museum and discover more family-friendly attractions in La Serena using our La Serena vacation trip planner.
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  • The Museum is in remodeling from November 2016. To March 2017 still closed, working machinery and much is still done. We'll see when it reopens. Place quiet, clean, fossils, nice garden and central well.
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  • We went here after looking it op on their website. All good soo far. When we showed up at the place it turned out that it was closed. We found an administrative building and one of the employees expla...  more »
  • It helps to get an idea of the archaeological history of this area where the diaguita had presences. It is not a museum with outstanding pieces, but I recommend it, especially with students in schools that is good to learn the history of their region.
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