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. 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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  • I like how they tell the story, everything clearly but it is missing a little more than concern in adjacent spaces to laa exhibition rooms
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  • The visit is intetesante, there are pictures of whales, tools, photos and will visit the whaling. Hurt, is very simple, and I expected a little more. Cheap entry.
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  • a place of historical interest is... not very pleasant part of the history of the Creek, but is history and we should keep it. Here it fails. I understand that gaining an entry of 500 pesos it is difficult to maintain. The mission that they have managed to restore several buildings, but the part of the pier and ramp are dilapidated becomes a danger. Long rusty iron and unevenness that can cause accidents, especially with children. If the Andrés Bello University operates in the whaling, it contributes to the maintenance of the same or only deals with facilities that has armed in this enclosure?
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  • Good place to learn about local history
  • 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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  • 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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  • Very beautiful place to think and reflect is a museum which is with contributions and donations.
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  • It is a good Museum, but still by mounting more things. She is a little empty.
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