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Well worth a visit

The museum is fairly small but nicely done and it is free. If you don’t speak Spanish make sure to... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2018
VanSask
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Vancouver, Canada
via mobile
very educational

The museum was very educational about the region and although it is in Spanish you can easily... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2015
Denis1234567890123
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Honiara, Solomon Islands
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7 Jun 2018
“Well worth a visit”
9 Oct 2018
“Average dispalys mostly in Spanish”
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Reviewed 10 October 2018

Worth a quick walk through but nothing you wont see in other regional museums. Mostly stastic displays of the usual dead things.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank gbac3000
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

The museum is fairly small but nicely done and it is free. If you don’t speak Spanish make sure to pick up a pamphlet that tells you briefly about each room. All of the displays are in Spanish so I did find some parts a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank VanSask
Reviewed 14 February 2016

A intersting museum in a nice building and very modern in presentation. You learn a lot on the Antofagsta history and economy. Nice geological part. Unfortunately no more mommies

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Monpetit
Reviewed 26 October 2015

The museum was very educational about the region and although it is in Spanish you can easily figure it out. It also had really yummy strawberry juice.

Date of experience: November 2014
Thank Denis1234567890123
Reviewed 18 July 2015

Located in the old Customs building next to the old Central Railway station and the old port. Displays are not excessive - could be much more for the rich history of the place, but that is apparently limited by the space and the budget -...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Victor P
Reviewed 3 July 2015

Small collection for the second largest city in Chile. Free entrance, thumbs up. Very well organized and you can see information everywhere. 2 small floors only.

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank Maufisio
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