Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino, Santiago

(4.4/5 based on 3,400+ 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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  • Beautiful Museum full of artifacts produced in Latin America before the arrival of Columbus. Very interesting great Hall underground with the history of Chile
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  • Very impressive work of architecture, with all cultures prior to European invasion. The basement has an impressive sensitivity and stage lighting
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  • Museum facilities are wonderful, the building is gorgeous. The exhibition very well cared for and very rich. There's a gift shop and a very nice coffee too.
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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