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Museo Corbeta Esmeralda

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If you are remotely interested in history, this is a nice activity. Be warned: tix are limited so... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2018
Santiago, Chile
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To walk through he esmeralda is to walk through history. This ship is an incredible recreation of... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2018
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Avda. Arturo Prat S/N - Paseo Almirante Lynch, Iquique, Chile
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Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

If you are remotely interested in history, this is a nice activity. Be warned: tix are limited so make a reservation online or come with a plan B. They start selling tix for PM tours at 13:50. You can’t buy onsite before that.

Thank TDeeF
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

To walk through he esmeralda is to walk through history. This ship is an incredible recreation of the real one and the guides make you travel to the past. You can’t miss it!

Thank CarolinaS1365
Reviewed 26 September 2018

Over a four day long weekend in Iquique I wasnt able to visit the ship because I hadnt made reservations ahead of time. No possibility of waitlisting or visiting without a guide. Very reduced number of guided tours, with restricted group size, plus a ridiculous...More

Thank Tony P
Reviewed 8 August 2018

This vessel tells a lot of the time when there where really seamen in the world. Entrance fee is very fair and good info all over. Sad I didnt have much time as the closed short after I came

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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Had a wonderful tour guide that spoke English and provided a very informative and interesting tour of the ship.

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Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

A very good replica museum worth rhe visit Nice giding vey well located A nice history lesson to visit

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Reviewed 5 November 2017

We visited the Museo Corbeta Esmeralda and we throughly enjoyed our tour. The tour guides were so kind and thoughtful by giving us literature in English. This Museo is an absolutely must see when in Iquique. Well worth the time and money. Well done Chile!!!

Thank LynnKruse
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

The ship has been extremely well maintained and the tour guide details almost everything and answers all questions. My guide did not speak English, so either bring a friend or just nod and smile during the tour if you don't speak Spanish.

Thank JBclimber24
Reviewed 23 June 2017

The Spanish-language tour of the Esmeralda was fantastic; the guide was so knowledgeable and passionate that she made the history come to life and had us leaning in to get every part of every story. The tour exudes a lot of national pride, but just...More

Thank Diana T
Reviewed 23 June 2017

I was quite impressed with the quality and pace of the tour. Very interesting, in particular for a Chilean-born traveller like me. There were many facts about the 1879 war and facts and details surrounding life on board the "Esmeralda" and th 21 May 1879...More

Thank MigSydney
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