Ballenera Quintay, Quintay

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#8 of 14 in Museums in Valparaiso Region
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. Ballenera Quintay is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our international travel planner, Quintay Edition.
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  • July 28, 2017
    Although it is most present history the same remnants, it is interesting to know the place and put in the context of the last century where the whales are killed and were slaughtered in the place. It should arrive early. Just in case, at the Cove, there is no sale of fish or seafood.
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  • April 22, 2017
    Vale penalty deviation, caleta cleans very well had, must-see to the former whaling, interesting, comprehensive, gives for the whole day, several restaurants, few parking, very nice everything, there are that go to the large beach
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  • April 7, 2017
    I love quintay, its beach and the environment... However the food expected one more: it is very small, or does not have the proper flavor Conger the arriero is the best dish I've eaten there
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  • June 15, 2017
    Good place to learn about local history
  • July 30, 2017
    Place beautiful, but lack in the Museum greater concern, since there is no much information of as you were working at the site, it is best to the Lord who sells the tickets, very charming. Failure to do maintenance to the bathroom.
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  • March 20, 2017
    The place is impressive and very sad. The permanent exhibition has many interesting facts, although it is not sufficiently comprehensive. I recommend coming with time to walk around and take pictures with calm. The view is spectacular and the place in general is very emotional. It is bad taste that they have opened a college for profit in the place.
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  • June 18, 2017
    Very beautiful place to think and reflect is a museum which is with contributions and donations.
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  • May 27, 2017
    It is a good Museum, but still by mounting more things. She is a little empty.
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