Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino, Santiago

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History Museum
Step back into South America's pre-colonial history at Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino, which celebrates the continent's indigenous cultures and covers a period of about three millennia. See tapestries, ceramics, precious metals, and powerful religious icons, and consider picking up an audio guide, available in several languages, to enhance your experience. After your tour, grab a coffee and relax at the museum's excellent courtyard cafe. Using our world travel planner, Santiago attractions like Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • This museum has an excellent website with lots of good documents and photos - much in English so expectations were high. The top floor is an excellent summary of Mexico to Chile pre-columbian cultures...  more »
  • Very organized, safe, comfortable, beautiful works of art, coffee nice and gift shop at the end of the visit. Unforgivable!
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  • Make a chronological journey on Latin American pre-Columbian culture, the rooms are comfortable and the lighting is well located.
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  • The exhibits were exceptionally good. A very fine collection of pre Colombian art, textiles and pottery. Also enjoyed using the free audio tour app that worked perfectly in English.
  • Very interesting, especially the"Chile before Chile" exhibition downstairs. Many pre-Columbian es are represented.
  • Priceless pieces of historical, cultural and artistic value are on display. Well organized is both educational and interesting. Right in the heart of Santiago, near Plaza de Armas, it's a must see.
  • Beautiful museum, very nicely set up and very nice collection!
  • A must to see! Amazing museum full of history