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Museo del Meteorito

Tocopilla 101, San Pedro de Atacama, Chile
+56 9 8360 3086
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Nice and informative

If you have time and are interested in science, go there. The museum is not big but very... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Moscow, Russia
Just visit=amazing

Must not be missed- great tour with personal touch at the end= a must for all. learn about the... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2017
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
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“audio guide” (10 reviews)
“small museum” (7 reviews)
“solar system” (7 reviews)
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Tocopilla 101, San Pedro de Atacama, Chile
+56 9 8360 3086
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you have time and are interested in science, go there. The museum is not big but very interesting and informative. They offer audio guides and the staff also tell very interesting facts.

Thank Ksepa
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Must not be missed- great tour with personal touch at the end= a must for all. learn about the meteors at Atacama and the audio tour is well made and planned out. About a 5 minute walk from the middle of the town square. DO...More

Thank Duddoo
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Lots of information provided in a few languages (audio guide). Once we finished listening to the audio guide, Logan (the guy that works there) answered our questions and gave us even more information. It was very nice of him since I did not understand everything...More

Thank Agata S
Reviewed 22 August 2017

A modest museum, but packed with coolness. Both audio and text explanations are offered for a range of meteorites collected in the desert by local experts. Lovely is the thread that explains how these finds help us better understand our planet's origins. Currently the only...More

Thank GingerBeerBaltimore
Reviewed 16 August 2017

This cute little museum is a great way to learn more about the beginnings of the solar system through meteorites found in the surrounding desert. If you have a break in your excursions and would like to fill 1 hour of time, I highly recommend...More

Thank krlevental
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

This is a small yet very well put together museum with incredible items on display. The owner was very helpful and was eager to answer any questions we had after the 30 minute audio tour. I learned a lot and would recommend to those who...More

Thank dianeraa
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

This is the best science museum I've ever attended. Great staff and owner and very very informative. The museum is small however I appreciated the fact that it is a science museum designed for adults where one actually learns and doesn't have to put up...More

Thank Leonardo S
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Absolutely fantastic museum, it's short but suuuuper interesting! It's 3500 CLP for 45 minutes, and couldn't be better value. You learn so much not just about meteorites but eaeth's history as well. And you get to touch something from spacentral billions of years old, it's...More

Thank Lenn K
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

The museum of a meteorit lover. A great visit to know more about meteorits and learn how to recognize one. Very didactic. Visits available in english, spanish, french​...

Thank Coralie380
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

As another reviewer has mentioned, allow around 45 min to an hour to see this small but very educational & informative museum. Walking distance from the centre of San Pedro, the entrance fee is $3,500 each. Watch the opening hours as they close for a...More

Thank TravellingOrange
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25 March 2015|
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Response from Grace G | Reviewed this property |
We didn't take the astronomy tour from the museum but we were told that it's in walking distance from the museum. We had an astronomy tour included in the package i booked with Sol Andino Experiences and they took us in a... More