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Montevideo’s best tourist attraction.

Every year that my wife Corinne, family members and I are in Montevideo we always visit the Museo... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2018
AndreM1936
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Victoria, Canada
Sobering, insightful

Learn about the fateful flight of the Uruguayan team whose plane crashed in the Andes and how the... read more

Reviewed 30 March 2018
jillyhas5
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wallkill ny
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Reviewed 29 April 2018

Every year that my wife Corinne, family members and I are in Montevideo we always visit the Museo Andes 1972, and we rate this as the number one must see attraction in the city. The story of the survivors of the 1972 rugby team crash...More

Thank AndreM1936
Reviewed 30 March 2018

Learn about the fateful flight of the Uruguayan team whose plane crashed in the Andes and how the survivors struggled to survive over 2 months in the Chilean winter unprotected in the mountains, before being rescued. Sobering and intense.

Thank jillyhas5
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Not sure why this isn't rated one of the top 3 things to do in Montevideo?? Museum is small but the presentation of the story/ordeal, and preservation of artifacts is spellbinding! Very honoring to the both the deceased as well as the survivors. A small/hidden...More

Thank R6633PPtylerc
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

This museum is the real thing. Its presentation is outstanding.if you read the book or saw the movie Alive, then you won't want to miss it. Very good points are made here about the will to live and how strong some people can be.

Thank Carolyn S
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Museum was suggested by a family member that lives in the area. The owner Jorg is very personable and spent time with our group to answer questions and explain the exhibits. I am a history and airplane buff so for me the experience was very...More

1  Thank Joepilot H
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Jorg meets you at the door and makes the whole experience personal. Remarkable story and what he has done to keep it alive is well worth the visit.

1  Thank CorinaIW
Reviewed 8 July 2016

This was a very interesting museum and we were lucky to find the owner there, who gave us a personalised tour, with insight commentary. Totally recommend it.

Thank Orestis N
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

A most inspiring and moving exhibit... enthusiastically hosted by owner and friend of some survivors, amazing artifacts collected from the crash site, some of which you can touch. Chilling.

1  Thank J David M
Reviewed 20 April 2016

This was a hard place to find, and once you did the building's bad smell was over powering. It's a strange place - a little creepy.

Thank peterharben
Reviewed 3 February 2016 via mobile

Visited here today after it was recommended to me. I remember the film "Alive" but didn't remember it was about Uruguayans. Some great stuff and very informative. Jörg was excellent at explaining everything. He is passionate about it and you can tell. Very welcoming. Both...More

Thank l300dub
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