Centro Cultural Braun-Menendez, Punta Arenas
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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 trip itinerary maker.
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  • Former late 1800's French Renaissance mansion of the Braun-Menendez family. Best collection of period furnishings I've ever seen in over 276 countries. Entrance is free. Photos are forbidden. What's p...  more »
  • In this House belonging to one of the outstanding families of the story of Magellan, you poke at one time, a story of family and also to the history of this area
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  • Interesting experience through its halls and rooms, plunge into the past to learn the way of life of the pioneers
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