Museo Violeta Parra, Santiago

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TripAdvisor
  • This new museum is artfully designed and well appointed. Entrance is free and the location near Plaza Baquedano couldn't be more central. There is a good deal here about the life and work of Violeta P...  more »
  • There are not many examples of museums in Chile fully dedicated for one personality. This is the case in Violeta Parra´s Museum, where every little object is related with the life and passion of the C...  more »
  • We had never heard of Violeta Parra but her work is amazing. And her life story is too. But why in the world would they spend all this money to build a big, crazy contemporary building and then put on...  more »
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  • If you truly admired Violeta Parra, this is your place to go. Also if you wanted to learn more about a great Chilean artist, this is a great place to know Violeta. Singing trees, artwork and videos, make this museum really vivid.
  • Nicely designed / decorated museum. Although not so many contents, gives a good overview of Violeta Parra's works. P.S. There's a lovely coffee shop with a few chairs in the green courtyard - must try.
  • Cool museum about one of the most iconic Chileans in recent history. A very interesting place, with great architecture too!
  • For somebody that had a huge influence on Chile there was only a small selection of work and artefacts on display. However as a visitor to Chile, who had only heard a few things about her previously, it was an interesting visit. Please note to non spanish speakers, I'm not sure if it has changed since, but when I visited shortly after it opened there weren't many descriptions of works in English or other languages compared to some museums. Luckily I speak enough spanish to understand what was described. Worth a visit though, I am glad i went. Centrally located and free.
  • Fantastic architecture in itself that wonderfully complements Parra's work. Enchanting artistic style. And, to top it all, free (voluntary contribution) and a peaceful cafe with a great terrace.