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Museo Antropologico P. Sebastian Englert

Tahai s/n, Isla de Pascua, Easter Island, Chile
+56 32 255 1020
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Tahai s/n, Isla de Pascua, Easter Island, Chile
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Unless you take guided tours - then you might skip the museum and get all information from your tor guide- you should visit this place before you go to all the other sites. provides good information about region, culture, archeologi... take your time and watch...More

Thank MathiasBoss
Reviewed 7 August 2017

This museum is not large but has excellent explanations of the history of Rapa Nui (Easter Island) with discussion of the various theories of how the Moai were moved, etc. It is definitely well worth a visit as it puts the many island sites into...More

Thank Arthur C
Reviewed 27 July 2017

This museums small and can get crowded so time your visit carefully. Lots to see for the size of the facility, including the one and only vestige of an white coral eye found to date. Surprisingly no shop but good clean loos. Evidence of retail...More

Thank Christine E
Reviewed 11 June 2017

There are not a lot of exhibits, aside from the posters that give you the rundown on lots of aspects of island history and life. But these boards you can read really give you a good summary of what you need to know to appreciate...More

Thank Mary T
Reviewed 8 June 2017

On our last day on Rapa Nui, my wife and I decided to take a walk and visit this museum. There is no admission fee, but donations are accepted. At the entrance is a Moai which, like virtually all of the Moai we visited, faces...More

Thank jonahNJ
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Located not too far away from the Tahai Ceremonial Complex, this museum is very educational place. It was founded in 1973 and is dedicated to the conservation of the Rapa Nut cultural patrimony. You will appreciate more about the Rapa Nui culture if you visit...More

Thank JaneJ2010
Reviewed 29 May 2017

I read this had an entry fee but the day I visited it was free. it gives a really background to the history of the island. They played a 90 minute BBC 4 documentary about the island which I really enjoyed and then they have...More

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 13 May 2017

You need to start here to understand how the Moai statues were made and how the culture developed. Start with the film, either in English or Spanish.

Thank RusPat_704
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Small museum within walking distance of Hanga Roa, giving a good insight into the history of Easter Island and with unique artefacts. The best: the original coral 'eyes', discovered just 35 years ago, which proved that the moai had white eyes! Our guide's father had...More

Thank ChrisJS51
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Very informative museum with artifact displays that are nicely done, educational and in English and Spanish. Definitely worth visiting before or at end of visit. We visited towards the end and it helped tie everything together and answered additional questions. As you enter the lobby,...More

Thank worldseeker2014
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