Centro Cultural Braun-Menendez, Punta Arenas

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#4 of 16 in Museums in Magallanes Region
The former residence of one of the pioneers in sheep cattle raising, Centro Cultural Braun-Menendez features a lavish interior full of European furniture, paintings, sculptures, marble fireplaces, and crystal chandeliers. Consult a guidebook in English and take a self-guided tour of this luxurious 1903 mansion, which also houses a regional museum. The mansion, with all its original furniture and ornaments, was declared national monument in 1974, even before it became the property of the state in 1983. When you finish the tour of the first floor, check out the servants' quarters in the basement. Arrange to visit Centro Cultural Braun-Menendez and other attractions in Punta Arenas using our Punta Arenas day trip planning app .
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  • . This opulent home celebrates the marriage of two wealthiest families in Punta. Enjoy the ceilings and floors, the variety of French art nouveau period pieces, and try to overlook the cracked and pee...  more »
  • It is a beautiful Museum, very well maintained, transports you to past with its luxuries and customs. I was surprised that the visit has no cost for tourists which gives greater value to your sample.
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  • This museum is located a block from the main square. Admission is free. You must check in your large bag at the entrance and wear booties over your shoes to preserve the floors. Inside is several cool...  more »
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