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Sympathetic and factual, rich in detail

The 1972 Uruguayan plane crash in the Andes has had a long-term impact on people around the world... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
English_Ali
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This should be a top thing to do in Montevideo

This museum should definitely be ranked as one of the top things to do in Montevideo. Especially... read more

Reviewed 4 December 2018
raleighmeier
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The 1972 Uruguayan plane crash in the Andes has had a long-term impact on people around the world. The crash, the men’s survival strategies and its lasting impact, is documented well in this fascinating exhibit.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 December 2018 via mobile

This museum should definitely be ranked as one of the top things to do in Montevideo. Especially for those with no prior knowledge of the plane crash, this museum was fascinating! I had seen the movie ages ago, but this museum has a lot of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank raleighmeier
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

Date of experience: April 2018
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.

Date of experience: February 2018
1  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

Date of experience: March 2017
1  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.

Date of experience: March 2017
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

Date of experience: February 2017
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.

Date of experience: August 2016
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.

Date of experience: June 2016
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.

Date of experience: May 2016
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