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Salesian Museum, Punta Arenas

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Learn about the cultural and natural heritage of Chile at Salesian Museum. First inspired by Salesian missionaries in 1893, the extensive museum takes you on a historical journey through the country. Check out the museum's ethnological section, starting with exhibits about the oldest known inhabitants of the land, moving on to issues regarding colonialism and religion, and eventually covering current day issues. You can also visit the museum's archeological, historical, and wildlife exhibitions to develop a fuller understanding of the region. Plan to see Salesian Museum and other attractions that appeal to you using our Punta Arenas trip itinerary maker.
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  • Very informative and complete. Great variety of rooms and touches all it related to the ethnicity Selknam and the contribution Salesian.
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  • It consists of 3 levels bastos. There are signs of interest in fields of cultures, wildlife and minerals in the area. Also a complete sample of the extraction from its origins in the oil.
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  • My wife and I and two other friends took a city tour of Punta Arenas during a port stop on our Princess cruise around Cape Horn and the southern tip of South America. We had to tender ashore. One stop...  more »