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Museo Nacional de Historia Natural

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Natural History Museum of Chile, Monday-saturday: 10:00-17:30. Sundays-holidays (except mondays): 11:00- 17:30. FREE ADMISSION.
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Matucana 520 | Inside Quinta Normal Park, Santiago 9170023, Chile
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Interesting for a short visit. The museum is a nice stop, you don't need to spend all day - unless your a real natural history fan.

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jisa39, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Museo Nacional de Historia Natural, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

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Reviewed 9 October 2018

The Quinta Normal Park is a bit off the beaten path. It has some nice buildings among them this museum. The museum has seen better days and it's exhibits are sparse but nice. If you're in the area you should visit but not worth traveling...More

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jisa39, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Museo Nacional de Historia Natural, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

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Reviewed 2 October 2018

My intention it was to visit another museum inside the Quinta Normal park, but I visited this museum by accident (lol) and I really enjoyed the exhibition of the Chilean fauna and flora. Very nice!

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jisa39, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Museo Nacional de Historia Natural, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2018

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Reviewed 16 August 2018

The last time we went, they had an outstanding exhibition on dinosaurs and the related period in Earth's history (hence the four stars). On other occasions the place can be quite drab, but hey: no entrance fee! However, the surrounding park is a gift to...More

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jisa39, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Museo Nacional de Historia Natural, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2018

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Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

Came to this museum with an interest in science and nature for something to do one afternoon. It was free entry and the exhibits are very good as long as you don’t mind taxidermy!

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jisa39, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Museo Nacional de Historia Natural, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2018

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Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

This is a very easy subway ride that lets off directly in front of the museum courtyard. It is a free museum. The day before we had hiked the Andies and went to this museum to see the famous sacrificed ancient child mummy discovered and...More

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jisa39, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Museo Nacional de Historia Natural, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2018

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Reviewed 4 January 2018

Great natural history museum in Parque Quinta Normal, and just a short walk from metro station Quinta Normal. Slightly dated in looks and feel, but good information. Great place if the weather isn't so good outside, but if it is you have the park to...More

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jisa39, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Museo Nacional de Historia Natural, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2018

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Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

This is a great museum - really good dioramas, great information, and really educational. It is suitable and engaging for all ages - many of the displays will enchant small children, but there is also heaps of information for the interested adult. The displays include...More

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jisa39, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Museo Nacional de Historia Natural, responded to this reviewResponded 26 December 2017

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Reviewed 11 September 2017

This museum has a fantastic exploration of the biogeography of Chile. I had a wonderful time geeking out on the displays about the different regions of Chile, and learned a lot. The displays were nicely done (penguins!, pumas! desierto florido!), the information was just right...More

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jisa39, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Museo Nacional de Historia Natural, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2017

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Reviewed 18 June 2017

Lots of information about the history, geography and culture of Chile. You can travel in time in different sections of the museum. Very well exhibited and modern. Entrance is free. Some information translated to English as well.

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jisa39, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Museo Nacional de Historia Natural, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2017

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Shannonlivia
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It's free from tuesday to sunday since march 2015, it's closed con mondays.
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