Nao Victoria Museo, Punta Arenas

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Named after one of the most famous ships in the history of navigation, Nao Victoria Museo features full-size replicas of historical ships, weapons, and ancient navigation tools, as well as an outdoor shipbuilding workshop. Nao Victoria was part of Ferdinand Magellan's fleet and the only ship of the five to complete the first trip around the globe. Interactive exhibits allow you to board the ships, handle the sailing rig, and relive the adventures of explorers such as Magellan, Williams, and Shackleton. On the decks life-size figures depict daily tasks--get up close and observe their costumes, muskets, and swords. Audio guides are available in six languages. Add Nao Victoria Museo to your Punta Arenas travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Punta Arenas holiday builder site .
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  • We all know that Magellan’s 1520 voyage was the first to completely circumnavigate the world, but to actually walk the decks of his ship---and imagine that, well it defines imagination. He started wit...  more »
  • Unfortunately, we were disappointed, because as interesting as was announced, it was not for us. On the fence, which surrounds the site, everything is very unkempt.
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  • These replicas truly offer a sailor's life in perspective years of discovery voyages to South America. High rope ladders, low ceilings, bird's nest look-outs, sleeping quarters - all bring the guest b...  more »
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  • Outdoor museum with accessible replicas of HMS Beagle, Magellan's Nao Victoria, Shackleton's lifeboat, and more. The helpful curator serves free coffee too.
  • Nice museum. Pity very little commentary in English
  • Interesting place to visit right by the straight of Magellan, taking you back to the time those adventurers dared the untamed seas
  • The best for all sailors ... :-)
  • Nice to see older boats

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