Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino, Santiago
(4.4/5 based on 3,200+ reviews on the web)
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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  • Contents historical that reveals in form understandable our ancestors and culture surrounding. Cozy and quiet in the heart of the city.
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  • I went to museums of midnight, despite the amount of people, I could see the collections offered by the Museum, including guided tours with guides who were giving brief information. If you are visiting in Santiago, is a forced stop. The entrance is a little expensive but worth it to be a private collection.
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  • For those who appreciate the art Precolombiana is a tour not to be missed. With sculptures, tapestries, quipus, and even mummies, because this process was much used by these peoples, as well as jewels of ancient peoples. There are many maps and time lines explaining.
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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