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Address: km 7,5 norte sitio 2A, Punta Arenas, Chile
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The Nao Victoria Museum is a private museum. It aims to provide a real...

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 Ferdinand Magellan completed the first circumnavigation of the globe.

James Caird, originally a lifeboat Endurance that sailed from Elephant Island to South Georgia during the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition of Sir Ernest Shackleton 1916.

Goleta Ancud, the ship, under the command of Manuel Bulnes, President of Chile, took the sovereignty of the Magellan Strait to Chile with the construction of Fuerte Bulnes.

HMS Beagle, the famous British Navy brig, under the command of Captain Fitz Roy raised cartography work of Magallanes Region. Aboard the boat mythical young Charles Darwin began writing his theory of evolution.

The museum is interactive, has a technology platform that includes audioguide, touch screen, surround sound, and many replicas of ancient weapons that can be used by visitors to take pictures

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A Real Taste of What the Explorers Experienced

We visited these "built to original specifications" ships. Especially interesting were the vessels on which Magellan sailed and on which Darwin journeyed. I promise you will gain... read more

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Weston, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We visited these "built to original specifications" ships. Especially interesting were the vessels on which Magellan sailed and on which Darwin journeyed. I promise you will gain a healthy respect for the bravery of the men who sailed on these small ships through some of the most dangerous waters.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived in Punta Arenas on a cruise ship. The Nao Victoria is a little way outside of town on the beach. Available for our perusal were four ships built to the exact specifications of the originals. The most exciting for me were the Nao Victoria, Magellen's ship that sailed around the world and the HMS Beagle that transported Charles... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Interesting outdoor museum with some replica discovery ships. Also original Shackleton small lifeboat in which he went to succsesfully rescue his straned crew. Good complimentery coffee/hot chocolate to warm up with.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are in Punta Arenas this is a must see. Hand built replicas of Magellans Nao Victoria, Darwins Beagle, the lifeboat Shackletonrowed to raise a rescue for his disastrous Antarctic pole attempt and the shipe the first Chilleands arrived in the south on. If you are on a cruise just negotiate with a taxi driver to take you out... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A quirky museum with several life sized replicas of ships (inc Magellan’s Nao Victoria and Darwin’s Beagle) that you can walk on/ in etc. It is, however, quite a way out of town- you will need a taxi to get there (5000 pesos). There is no easy way to return as no taxis wait here- your best bet is to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderfull replicas of some of the ships that have had a tremendous impact on both the world and local history. The Beagle is still in under construction - fitting out some of the cabins.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visit this outdoor museum, where you can see replicas of the boats of Magellan and Shackleton. It's a small and simple museum, but inspiring. It's hard to believe what these explorers accomplished, and the sizes of their boats. Also learn about the Chilean hero, Pardo, that helped save Shackleton's men. Pay less for entry, if you pay in Chilean Pesos,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This museum is easily visible from the highway heading into Punta Arenas from the north. It's a little tricky to actually get there because of the road system, but try going to the Porvenir Ferry Station, about 1 or 2km towards town, and then approach the museum from the south side. Well worth the detour if you are likely to... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Replica boats.... There is a entry fee....good view of Magallanes Strait, about 2 hours is good enough to complete

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017

My husband and I were in Punta Arenas, staying at a wonderful place – La Casa Escondida, before we flew back to Santiago having been on a cruise from the Falklands. We had booked a Penguin watching kayaking trip, but it was too windy, so it was cancelled. So, I used TripAdvisor and thought that this would be a good... More 

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