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Worth a quick look

It was a worth a quick stop with the girls. We went to see the houses on the water and then come... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2018
Jon M
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Saint Cloud, Minnesota
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Interesting local museum

This is an interesting local museum and we’ll worth visiting if you are in the area. After the... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2018
gaynic
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Sydney
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13 Jul 2018
“Worth a quick look”
7 Apr 2018
“Interesting local museum”
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Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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Calle Esmeralda, Castro, Isla Chiloe, Chile
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

After you have admired the great Iglesia San Francisco don't forget to visit the small but fully stocked Castro Museum. It is housed in a cute local house and it is busting at the seams. But here you can get an overview of Chiloe's past...More

1  Thank reise-tanta-di
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Reviewed 8 May 2015
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An interesting collection of Chilote items, from pre-history to native populations to Spanish and post-Spanish periods. Not fancy but well-presented. Don't be afraid to ask questions of people back in the offices.

Thank Dan T
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

It was a worth a quick stop with the girls. We went to see the houses on the water and then come here. Admission is free and they ask for a donation. The exhibits are in Spanish but I could understand much. It should history...More

Thank Jon M
Reviewed 8 April 2018

This is an interesting local museum and we’ll worth visiting if you are in the area. After the museum we stopped and watched the fishermen preparing their boats and catch

Thank gaynic
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

After you have admired the great Iglesia San Francisco don't forget to visit the small but fully stocked Castro Museum. It is housed in a cute local house and it is busting at the seams. But here you can get an overview of Chiloe's past...More

1  Thank reise-tanta-di
Reviewed 23 December 2016

This is a small and charming historical museum that presents displays of the earliest human settlements of Chiloé through the Spanish era to modern times. Most of the written texts are in Spanish. There are several artifacts and photos.

Thank RogerCello
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

I really enjoyed this little museum located right off the main plaza in central Castro. If you like dioramas you will enjoy the ones here - very detailed and well done. Details of the founding of the city and a small room featuring a bit...More

Thank Colleen587
Reviewed 27 October 2016

This museum helps to understand how resourceful local people were and still are today. Entry fee is voluntary.

Thank TMdP
Reviewed 14 September 2016

The Museum is located in the downtown area of Castro, and has a number of regional artifacts that you can see unclose and personal. Upside, all artifacts have a great description. Downside. Its only in Spanish We took our children (6 & 9 years old)...More

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 30 August 2014

Located in downtown Castro, this museum houses regional artefacts and agricultural tools. Information on the displays in Spanish. Hours: M-F 9:30am-6:30pm, Sat 9:30am-1pm. Admission: Free.

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