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Had a wonderful tour guide that spoke English and provided a very informative and interesting tour... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2018
Kim F
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Santiago, Chile
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Nice replica museum

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

Reviewed 5 February 2018
roland2409
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Iquique
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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.

Thank Kim F
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
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

This beautiful ship is a replica of the sunken corvette Esmeralda which was undaunted by the Peruvian iron ship during the Pacific War. If you do not speak Spanish it is best to book ahead for an English guided tour. Viewing this replica ... you...More

Thank Jnanayog
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Is an important place if you like history and ships. For most of chileans, and specially for the people of Iquique, this place is like the Arizona ship for americans (1941).

Thank jlizama16
Reviewed 20 February 2017

They only allow a certain number of people at a time and the wait is only worth it if you're into ships.

Thank Tamara S
Reviewed 6 February 2017

I believe good museums become excellent museums when they realize they should cater to as many different languages as they can. FRANKLY speaking I do not think the whole story is told about the Esmeralda and much more should be said about the equally famous...More

Thank Warren P
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