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A great drive out there and free entry

If in the Copiapó or Caldera region then this is a great thing to do as a half day trip. First... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2016
otolith
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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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Needs some revamping but the place is very impressive

a two hour visit is worth it! you get a real view of the surroundings of the mine and you get an... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2016
Urenda
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Mexico City, Mexico
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15 Oct 2016
“Good to see the geography”
5 Jul 2016
“Hay que ir”
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III Region | Way to San Jose, Copiapo, Chile
+56 52 221 2838
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Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

We drove by there on one of their 'closed days' but the guards let us drive up to the mirador where there is lot of information on display even then the visitor center is closed. It is interesting to visit a mining city like Copiapo...More

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Reviewed 6 July 2016

If you have a car I recommend going there because you can enjoy a drive viewing the desert landscapes. The museum is just a few boards to read and a video, and I would say that it could be better and has a lot more...More

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Reviewed 8 April 2016 via mobile

If in the Copiapó or Caldera region then this is a great thing to do as a half day trip. First off, this place is only open Thursday to Sunday, 10am to 5pm!!! So plan accordingly! We drove on our own in a normal Peugeot...More

Thank otolith
Reviewed 6 January 2016

a two hour visit is worth it! you get a real view of the surroundings of the mine and you get an slight idea of what they might have been feeling...

Thank Urenda
Reviewed 8 August 2015

We came here from Caldera, which is only 30 minutes away from the mine, and were attended by one of the 33 miners (Jorge Galleguillos). A moving experience, heard directly from one of those who lived it! Also the route is doubly interesting as you...More

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Response from Chiquitita1 | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately no.. You would have to rent a car.
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