Gabriela Mistral House and Museum, Vicuna

(4.3/5 based on 180+ reviews on the web)
Learn more about the life of one of Chile’s most prominent political, social, and literary figures with a visit to Gabriela Mistral House and Museum. Gabriela Mistral was a poet, feminist, and educator, and also the first Latin-American woman to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature, back in 1945. Displays of Mistral’s personal belongings, manuscripts, unfinished works, book collection, and awards all combine at the museum--her birthplace--to give visitors a picture of the life she lived. Be aware that all information here is written in Spanish, so take a phrase book along. Put Gabriela Mistral House and Museum and other Vicuna attractions into our Vicuna tour planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Beautiful place located in the commune of vicuña in the Elqui Valley, will get to know the life, his work and the awards that our important poet obtained. If these in the area is impossible to not visit, their schedules are March to December: Tuesday to Friday from 10:00 to 17:45 hrs; Saturday from 10:30 to 18:00 hrs; Sunday and public holidays: 10:00 to 13:00 hrs. January and February: Tuesday to Friday from 10:00 to 19:00 hrs; Saturday and Sunday from 10:30 to 20:00 hrs.
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  • I think it is a place that captures a tour the great life and work of Gabriela Mistral, one is lost and immersed in a world of poems and as such is very attractive and interesting
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  • Definitely this place makes you go back to the past and feel the voice of gabriela mistral in the background reciting his poems as she felt and lived his art... A place that is worth visiting calmly and observe every detail that has
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  • Beautiful set spacious museum with flowing exhibition about the writers life work and heritage. By the way, she named "El Salvador the thumb of the Americas" : ))
  • Simple but interesting information about a great pioneer woman
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  • Gabriela Mistral Museum was very surprised since it is modern place unlike what I expected before you go. It has writings and original crafts of the time. The stained glass windows are in good position and the sculpture of the places where he lived Lucila are cute.
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  • A must if you go to vicuña. Unfortunately what is displayed is not the most representative of the poet. I recommend that you exploited audiovisual, rapporteurs or storytelling to entrance to the public that they do not have much interest in the life of Gabriela Mistral.
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