Ballenera Quintay, Quintay

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Once the largest national company of Chile, Ballenera Quintay now acts as a museum and research center that tells the story of whale hunting in the country. Located by the seaside, this is an area where over 1,500 whales were slaughtered. Step inside the museum to find whale bones, models of ships, and pictures on exposed stone walls. After your visit, cool down with a swim at the nearby beach if the weather permits. Make Ballenera Quintay a centerpiece of your Quintay vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Quintay holiday website .
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  • A museum clearly showing the history of Quintay and as it was the world of hunting whales until 1967. A story we stay to remember whether we like it or not.
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  • No matter how many times one vale has visited it... always worth entering to visit the Museum of the whaling... Helps to understand the history of the Creek and recalls the challenges that we have to take care of marine fauna... greater investment and a more professional and modern support for renewing display would be great
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  • For a very cheap entrance fee you can wander this ex-whaling facility. The text is all in Spanish, but the photos and the ambiance of this rambling area of disintegrating buildings are extremely evoca...  more »
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  • Beautiful place, with historical significance and a good museum, though modest.
  • Interesting to see how Whale Fishing/Processing was done in the 1950's
  • Historic place.worth a visit
  • Very interesting history.
  • Good place to learn about local history
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