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The Chilean Museum of Pre-Columbian Art (Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino) in Santiago, Chile is a jewel among the world's museums and a highlight to any trip to Chile. Widely regarded as one of the best museums in Latin America, this unique...more
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We spent about 1.5 hours in this museum.
The English speaking guide had a very thick accent and was hard to understand. He provided a decent overview of the basement exhibits, and then we explored the remaining parts of the museum on our own.
This museum is great and if you have limited time, do include it. The cafe is super with lovely contemporary and quick food and service. The museum is world class and has a brilliant collection well curated. Mostly in both Spanish or English. My only...More
This well presented museum takes the visit through the various stages of migration to and from central and south America from pre-history to post-Columbian times giving an insight into how the regions have developed and the various challenges different cultures have faced over the centuries....More
Toured this lovely museum in a half day. Of course, one can spend more or less time here..We spent half a day and felt it adequate. I found their pre Colombian period collections to be vast. Definitely worth a visit while in a Santiago.
First, download their app to enjoy some audio descriptives as you walk around the galleries (although excellent English signage is also found throughout the museum). Give yourself a couple of hours as there is a lot to take in to fully appreciate the incredibly rich...More
We had a day to spare in Santiago and this place was not far from our hotel, so we had to visit. It is somewhere not to be missed - full of amazing treasures that open one's eyes to how well-developed S. American culture and...More