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Chiloe was put on the world travel map with the World Heritage Site designation of 16 wooden churches on the island. This is a nice little museum but it speaks of places well south of Ancud. It certainly is a worthwhile stop if heading on...More
This museum, which is in a former wooden church, explains the 16 unique UNESCO wooden churches along Chiloe's 'Ruta de la Iglesia'. There are models of each church and an explanation (in Spanish) of their construction . The wooden churches - there are many more...More
While I was not that enthusiastic about visiting this museum I was pleasantly surprised and delighted. Here one can get an insight into how these old churches were constructed. I especially liked that this museum house pieces from the old churches that they had saved...More
I enjoy visiting churches, but this museum of miniature churches was underwhelming. It's just one large room with a dozen models and some artefacts. Only worth it for those with a bigger interest in such things. On the upside, one can go up the stairs...More
The churches of Chiloe are beautiful, and their history very interesting. That being said, it is difficult to find the information we would have like to have about them. In less than an hour, we were able to learn about these things in a pleasant,...More
This old girls' convent house model replicas of the UNESCO Heritage wooden Churches of the Island. You get the passport that is almost useless after the end of February, as most churches are closed. You get a good overview of the techniques and the history...More
A museum to see in Ancud. The entrance is cheap, 500 pesos. It has some saved elements from Chiloe wood churches: windows, doors, crosses. It also shows how this complete wood churches were built and how techniques evolved with time. Just one block from Plaza...More