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A small museum which can easily be seen in an hour or so.It is very well presented and curated, with signs in Spanish and English and gives information on the moai and their history and meanings. Don't miss the eye and female moai. We found...More
Small but very informative museum. I had read 3 books about Easter Island before visiting and still learned many things at this museum. I was surprised on my day tours at how many visitors knew almost nothing about the Rapa Nui. For those tourists, I...More
This museum gives a great overview of Rapa Nui history. All of the exhibit was in Spanish and English. We completed the museum is about 30 minutes leaving with a deeper history of the local people and culture.
This museum is walking distance from the town, along the coast past the cemetery and Ahu Tahai. It is well worth a visit for 2-3 hours. Don't miss the second smaller building at the back of the museum. Check the opening hours on their website,...More
Took a taxi from Hotel gomero for 2000 pesos. I am a real museum buff and I loved this little museum. The signs were in english (Which always helps). The displays were excellent and well displayed. Very interesting items to look at and ponder the...More
This free museum on the outskirts of the town should be seen by everyone visiting Rapa Nui (Easter Island). It explains clearly and simply, with excellent posters and relevant exhibits, the origins, development and culture of the Rapa Nui people, in the context of the...More
My wife and I really enjoyed visiting the Museum and found the exhibits to be interesting, and most of the signage to be informative. The only real issue that I had was that not all of the signage contained English translations, but as I generally...More
This is a small museum but free to enter. There is a short video in English and Spanish. There are some well-displayed artifacts and several illustrations about what is known of Rapa Nui history and what remains unknown. Especially interesting is the story of the...More
This is accessible by walking from hotels in Hanga Roa. It is open all day Tuesday to Friday and 0930 to 1230 Saturday and Sunday.
We took about 45 min to go round reading everything. The information is in the form of poster boards (...More