Archivo Nacional de Chile, Santiago

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The National Archives of Chile are located in Santiago. They were created in 1927, but originated in 1887.LocationThe building housing the National Archives is located at 50 Miraflores Street, downtown Santiago. It, built between 1915 and 1935 in the neoclassical style, is attached to the building housing the Biblioteca Nacional de Chile. The building occupies a blockfront between Avenida Libertador General Bernardo O'Higgins and Moneda Street, and faces the Santa Lucía Hill. The building was originally designed to house the Chilean National History Museum, which was moved to its current location in 1982. Since that year the building has served as the home for the National Archives.
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  • The architecture of the building is monumental. Be meeting together with the National Library and in front of Cerro Santa Lucía. Free entrance.
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  • A stately building that also houses a great national library. On the day we went, unfortunately there was no documentary exhibition in theaters, but we did good attendances at industry officer informed us that there are always exhibitions of military dictatorship-era documents among other important documents preserved and exposed for disclosure of local history.
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  • Don't we, by the way wasn't open to tourists so only photographed on the outside. We did a walk around to where we were staying and this was one of the attractions that we saw.
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  • An excellent resource for anyone interested in historical documents of Chile. The team is very knowledgeable and friendly, and the collection of documents is vastisimo, both in quality and quantity. The catalogues are very extensive and documents are available publicly both in their original media (papers) as in microfiche. I only regret that very little (or nothing, in my case) was available in digital media.
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  • Nice building.
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  • Even if you don't get in the building, the main façade is worth the visit
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  • A well imposing building. I visited it in the framework of the celebrations of the Chilean heritage, I liked much being surrounded by so much history.
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  • Beautiful building, well preserved that allows to know part of Chilean history. There are guided tours.
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