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You will be able to learn the history of Mr. Rioja, a succesful entrepreneur, the way he builted his palace according to european standards for his family housing and also have the opportunity to attend cultural activities like cine, concerts and book presentations.
I would recommend these visit for all who wants to know a piece of Viña Del Mar History! How one man can write his name in history just opening his house and family stuff.
The Palacio Rioja's guide is very gentle and can tell you...More
We wanted to visit this museum since february, and finally we did it this saturday. The place is magical, the furniture, the walls, the details in every corner... it's so well conserved that you will forget how old the collection is. The guide David was...More
Apsolutely, every visitor has to visit at this glorius palace! Is complete decorative from the past and the people who works there, so kind, will explane and speak you with a lot of pation for any detail!!!
The villa is very surprising, build at the beginning of the 20th century, a mixture of Art Nouveau and flamboyant French Romantic style with grand decor and artifacts. Well worth a visit and free of charge. Pity there are no English explanations.
Museum has free admission.
Ground floor has a few period exhibits such as old irons, vinyl singles, but is not that interesting.
The chief attraction is the period rooms on the second floor in Louis XVI style, their decoration and furniture.
To my mind the...More
Closed only on MONDAYS open and FREE the rest of the time.
Apparently a few decades ago, there were many such French style palaces. Now they have all been torn down as sites for high rise luxury apartment buildings. This is the last one. It...More