Museo de Arte Colonial de San Francisco, Santiago

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Museo de Arte Colonial de San Francisco features pieces of religious and colonial art, including one of the most significant collections of paintings in the country, exhibited in seven rooms of the former Franciscan convent. Paintings, furniture, silverware, carvings, sculptures, frescoes, and murals all communicate aspects of life in the 16th-century convent. Do not miss the series of paintings depicting the life of St. Francis of Assisi in the great hall, and the room of Gabriela Mistral, the 1945 Nobel Prize laureate for literature. Finish off your visit with a walk in the garden among the peacocks. Museo de Arte Colonial de San Francisco is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our custom trip planner, Santiago Edition.
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  • The Museum is next to the San Francisco Church and was formerly a convent, has a very large collection of colonial art sacra in seven rooms, very quiet location, but heavy environment, because a large part of the works portray grief and conveys a bad energy. The negative points, on the first day, there was no change at the box office and we can't go in, the next day we made it in, but the seller of the tickets is a amazing antipathy. Another negative point is that it is forbidden to take pictures inside the rooms.
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  • The Museum is located right next to the Church of San Francisco, where he was the convent. The place is quiet and peaceful, which makes the visit quite enjoyable. The collection is quite interesting, especially the paintings telling the life of St. Francis of Assisi. Besides the admission is only 5,000 Chilean pesos.
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  • Museum that impresses the acquis of colonial art. One of the largest in Latin America. Visit required!
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  • It's a beautiful place. A quiet spot in the heart of the noisy city. It would be nice to have more plates with info about the saints' lives
  • One of the oldest museums in Chile, next to a very important church. There is a quite place with trees and a pool. Here you can find paintings about San Francisco and the Nobel price of Gabriela Mistral.
  • being there , a small musem of church
  • Creepy place.
  • True colonial Museum Art Gallery housed in a very simple and humble building features numerous screens painted in Peru, depicting the life of St. Francis. In addition to metal objects and vestments for clergy of the Church. Have your interior courtyard with in some birds free. Have a schedule for visitation: Tuesday to Saturday from 10:00 the 13:30 and the 15:00 the 18:00 and on Sundays and public holidays from 10:00 the 14:00. Price: 3,000.00 Photographs and or filming are not allowed
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