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Nao Victoria Museo

Open Now: 08:30 - 19:00
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The Nao Victoria Museum is a private museum. It aims to provide a real experience in replicas of the most important ships in the Magallanes Region. There are four open replicas to visit in the Museum: Nao Victoria, the only fleet commanded by...more
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km 7,5 norte sitio 2A, Punta Arenas, Chile
+56 9 9640 0772
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Coming all the way to Punta Arenas, I felt I couldn't miss this place and I was right! There is a bus you can take but it's quite infrequent, so it's better to take a taxi. The replica ships are really impressive and you feel...More

Thank DGGmo
Reviewed 6 days ago

My husband would rate this more highly than I. I found it quite interesting to see the size of the Nao Victoria, though I was not quite sure why they call it Nao as although Magellan was Portuguese his ship was Spanish and he was...More

Thank Louise C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed very much visiting this place. There are replicas of 3 boats, which are fun to explore. There are also some additional information about the maritime discoveries and history - both in spanish and english. The museum is quite far, but we took collectivo...More

Thank PetraMal
Reviewed 1 week ago

The replicas of Magellan's ship and Darwin's Beagle can be explored inside and out. very interesting and well done. Ships were all built by the founder of the museum and really bring history alive. ships were built using original plans, drawings, published info so they...More

Thank JohnandJaneS
Reviewed 23 June 2018

I loved this little musuem that had 3 replicas of ships. A galleon of the type Spanish explorers used was fascinating. So small yet it covered such distances around the world. Tghere was also a replica of the small craft used by Shackelton when he...More

Thank Kintasays
Reviewed 6 May 2018

The centerpiece of the museum is replicas of the Nao Victoria, Magellan's flagship, and the Beagle, the ship that Charles Darwin sailed on during his voyage to the Galapagos Islands. You need to be able to climb a number of steps to get onto the...More

Thank Barheat
Reviewed 28 April 2018

Interesting to wander over the replicas of Magellan's boat and Darwin's HMS Beagle and around the James Caird (replica of the one used by Shakleton & his men to travel from Elephant Is to South Georgia). Some more information about the 4th boat (I think...More

Thank Gwen H
Reviewed 16 April 2018

This outdoor museum is well worth a visit as it has replicas of the Victoria ( Magellan's ship ) and also the Beagle ( Darwin's ).It is very reasonable pricewise but best viewed in reasonable weather. The café does not accept foreign currency.

Thank Michael L
Reviewed 11 April 2018

Life size replicas of Magellan's ship, the Nao Victoria, the Beagle (of Darwin fame) and Shackleton's boat, as well as a historic boat, the Ancud, used by pioneering Chileans in an unsuccessful settlement on the Straits of Magellan. It was exciting to see these replicas...More

Thank j_yesno
Reviewed 10 April 2018

One of our guides informed us of the museum so we decided to go. About a 15 minute taxi drive to this very interesting museum with replicas of the old explorers ships in the Maggellan Straights. It was very worthwhile going and we thoroughly enjoyed...More

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6 October 2016|
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Response from NaoVictoria | Property representative |
we open 7 days a week, from 0900 to 1800, include all including all public holidays
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28 July 2015|
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The taxi cost from main square to Nao Victoria museum is US$ 5-6 , about 8 minutes, Other way is the regular bus "Río Seco" start every 1/2 hour, and the cost is US$ 1 each one, about 20 minutes from is terminal located... More
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