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Museo de la Memoria y los Derechos Humanos

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The Museum of Memory and Human Rights seeks to draw attention to human rights violations committed by the Chilean state between 1973 and 1990. Its mission is to allow dignity for victims and their families, stimulate reflection and debate and to...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Avenida Matucana 501, Santiago 8350392, Chile
+56 2 2597 9600
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Awful and misleading, I thought would cover both political sudes like some museums in Europe, too tacky and waist of money, prefered Santiago Museum

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Reading, and when you are done with that, more reading. I thought that there would be more artifacts or something to visually see to really grasp on what happened here. I felt like the things I was reading just kept repeating itself. Yes, it was...More

Thank Curtez151
Reviewed 5 days ago

This museum gives the visitor important information about what went on in Chile between 1973 and 1990. Even if you aren't well versed in Chilean history or the history of US intervention in to Latin American countries, you will appreciate the museum. If you are...More

Thank CookGirl-CA
Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum is dedicated to the history of the 1973 coup d'etat in which Chile's democratically elected president (Salvador Allende) was overthrown by a military junta led by General Pinochet, who became the dictator ruling the country for nearly 20 years. The first level of...More

Thank Betsy G
Reviewed 1 week ago

take good shoes and yu will have to read a lot . it is interesting because you learn about th history of Chile

Reviewed 1 week ago

In order to have some understanding of Chile, we found it so important to understand what occurred during the Pinochet regime. This museum tells the story of this period very well. It doesn’t make you feel proud to be British when you see just how...More

Thank W4lking
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I spent an entire morning here. It took me close to 3 hours to make it through the entire museum using the audio tour. When I walked into the museum I requested the audio guide I believe it was 2,000 chilean peso in June 2018....More

Thank Manda G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Important and impressive museum, unfortunately all displays are only in Spanish. So if you don’t know any Spanish you cannot learn from the horrors of the Pinochet times

Thank Saskia T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We felt we couldn't leave Santiago without visiting the Museo de la memoria and it's was well worth the trip. Kinda harrowing but important not to forget the crimes of the military regime and honor the dead.

Thank joannaelliott
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

This museum gives good insight into the recent history of Chile. The audio tour is very interesting, but at times slightly hard to follow.

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26 December 2015|
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Response from Laurent D | Reviewed this property |
The entrance is free, you can give a donation. There is an audio tou if you want, you have to pay for. Have a nice visit...
19 December 2014|
Response from Enrique Sebasti... C | Reviewed this property |
I do not recommend visiting a museum built by communists, victims are made and who destroyed Chile in 1969 1973 with Allende and Fidel. DO NOT RECOMMEND
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Response from Adventure Diva | Reviewed this property |
When I was there is was from Tues - Sunday, starting at 10 am until 6pm. They were closed on Mondays