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Libertad 370, Ancud, Isla Chiloe, Chile
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Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

The museum was very nice. There were many exhibits detailing native artifacts and lifestyle. There is a variety of items, including crafts, church relics, fossils, and photographs. Our family really enjoyed.

Thank Meghan A
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

Nice to do on a wet day... there seem to be a few in Ancud! No cost to enter. It’s not huge but packed with history, mostly all in Spanish. Nicely presented. The blue whale skeleton is impressive.

Thank jwakamd
Reviewed 20 November 2017

We drove her on a Saturday after having checked opening hours, but as we arrive it was closed. there was no information or signs other than a sign that tells you it should be open as it was Saturday at 11.30. This was also the...More

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Reviewed 12 August 2017

This is a free museum that goes through the history of the Isla de Chiloé in terms of colonization and civilization, religion, and natural elements of the island. They have lots to read and look at inside, from pottery to weavings to religious elements, and...More

Thank Maggie T
Reviewed 19 June 2017

The museum was chock full of information. They did a really great job covering the whole history of the island. Would highly recommend this for everyone who visits Chiloe.

Thank Amy R
Reviewed 14 March 2017

In the museum have a lot of history and very well organize. There are a lot of antiques object of the "colonos" who arrived to the island.

Thank Pepy_Diaz
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

This museum is relatively large compared to the other museums on Chiloe. In the yard was a skeleton of a blue whale, an animal that are sometimes seen in the local waters. The prehistoric section with stone tools were good. I especially like the downstairs...More

Thank reise-tanta-di
Reviewed 4 February 2017

It's definitely worth the visit. It's small and pretty, it's free and it's all about Chiloe. You can also see the bones of a blue whale which is impressive and a replica of a very important ship. The patio is quite nice and offers pretty...More

Thank TravellingYuri
Reviewed 2 September 2016

There are some excellent pictures and some recreations of what life was like in the past. There is also an outside exhibit, and a terrace overlooking the sea.

Thank avenabo
Reviewed 27 May 2016

As all Chilean Museums entrance is free. There is an interior and an outside section. Inside you get an overview of fauna and flora; myths and legends; crafts samples and memorabilia from the colonist. Outside there is a replica of the ship Yelcho, built in...More

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