Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Santiago

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Appreciate exquisite paintings in a spectacular setting at Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, the oldest institution of its kind in South America. Established in 1880, the museum moved to its current location, the Palace of Fine Arts, in 1910. Admire the ornate architecture of the colonial-style building as you move through the collection, which houses pieces by renowned Chilean artists like Luis Vargas Rosas and Roberto Matta. You might expect more pieces to fill the large building, which can seem somewhat empty. Despite this, the free museum undoubtedly warrants a visit. Plan your visit to Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Santiago family vacation planner.
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  • Many works to see, interesting in every way from its architecture up to the exhibited pieces the facade could not know it because they were doing maintenance.
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  • Downtown, tourist, this museum is an obliged point to visit at any time of the year. Built with wonderful architecture, spacious and illuminated can be accessed without paying any entry from the morning until hours of Lardé night.
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  • Small admission fee. Good variety of art. A beautiful building inside and out. Located a short walk from the city center.  more »