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Museo Historico e Industrial Puerto Bories

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Not quite as the guides tell it

In Chile there is a tradition of chamullo, of not telling the truth either because someone doesn't... read more

Reviewed 6 February 2017
thedelles
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Bullhead
Amazing work of design and architecture

The whole restoration and conservation concept of this place is amazing! Make sure you go inside to... read more

Reviewed 14 November 2016
Maricarmen55
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Santiago, Chile
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5 Feb 2017
“Not quite as the guides tell it”
14 Nov 2016
“Amazing work of design and architecture”
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Ruta 9 Norte, km. 5,5 | Puerto Bories, Puerto Natales, Chile
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Reviewed 6 February 2017

In Chile there is a tradition of chamullo, of not telling the truth either because someone doesn't know it, or it serves a purpose to misrepresent something. The "freezer plant" and slaughterhouse (abattoir) at Puerto Bories did not cease operation in the 1970s as the...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank thedelles
Reviewed 14 November 2016

The whole restoration and conservation concept of this place is amazing! Make sure you go inside to the bar area to enjoy the beauty of the place.......... A true jewel!

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Maricarmen55
Reviewed 9 January 2016 via mobile

A must see of impeccability from the people at the Singular Hotel. The lobby and gift shops are a tip of what awaits! Restoration is some of the best I've seen, and the stories that line the wall of this industrial machinery museum is most...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Joe R
Reviewed 25 December 2015

A must go museum near of Puerto Natales city. The architecture of the past century is there, the steam machines built in England and Scotland, the memories of the pioneers, all together inside a top rated hotel (Singular) with a wonderful view of the bay.

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank EmersonPinto
Reviewed 2 October 2015

An interesting view of the industrial times of Southern Chile. Nice photography spot and views. Close to other attractions.

Date of experience: January 2015
Thank Bernardat
Reviewed 2 May 2015 via mobile

The museum is located within the 'Singular' hotel complex which has been built within the old meat processing plant. Much of the original industrial plant is on display with accompanying explanation on function. Items also placed in restaurants and other hotel areas A must visit...More

Thank AngelIoannou
Reviewed 15 February 2015

We took a 5km hike to the museum along the promenade which was quite enjoyable as we could see cormorants, wild geese and duck as well as lots of chamomiles and a couple of piers until we finally arrived at our destination. By that time...More

Date of experience: February 2015
Thank greenpuss
Reviewed 19 January 2015

Puerto Bories used to have a Victorian-era meat processing plant until the 1970s that has now become the Singular Patagonia Hotel. This museum is part of the hotel and includes some old buildings and machinery. Our guide spent about an hour taking us through most...More

Date of experience: January 2015
1  Thank Alexander A
Reviewed 13 October 2014

This is an old industrial facility that has been remodelled and is now a beautiful and fancy hotel. The place is outstanding, both for its elegant decoration and friendly service. Absolutely recommended if you are near Puerto Natales. Great restaurant and the staff is incredibly...More

Date of experience: October 2014
Thank Alejandra D
Reviewed 8 July 2014

At first we were not sure about this tour in what is now the Singular Hotel. However, the experience was memorable. We walked into a turn of the century cold storage plant facility that has now been transformed into a 5-star hotel. It was just...More

Date of experience: October 2013
6  Thank PSchicke
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