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Plaza Munoz Gamero, 716, Punta Arenas, Chile
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Reviewed 25 June 2018

So may storys to this.is a shame that the other half of the building is interrupted by a hotel management i would suggest at least a cup tea at 5 pm to watch this museum from the hotel side of it

1  Thank CasonaLoAguirre
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Not sure what a previous review was saying about cost. Entry was free. This is well preserved and tells the history of one wealthy family. It also had interesting history about the Indians and has translations in English. Well worth a visit to understand a...More

1  Thank IOMtravelgirl
Reviewed 4 March 2018

I passed the palace twice, until I decided to take my chances to enter. There is no sign saying you can enter, but you can, and someone opens the door and you have to pay something like 3 dollars. They changed the places of the...More

Thank mairamarques
Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

The lives of Sara Braun and Jose Nogueira read like a book. The sumptuous palace with magnificent details was finished in the early years of the 20th century. A must when visiting Punta Arenas.

1  Thank PeterD218
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

This is seen as a must-visit when in Puenta Arenas. However, it was a disapointment for us. The house is nice enough, but there is not many rooms to see and there is a total lack of info. It is a special house for Puenta...More

Thank GunnfromNorway
Reviewed 18 February 2018

The former palace of Sara Braun housing art and furniture from the original palace. Get the audio of tours which will give you some insight.

1  Thank rschagrin
Reviewed 27 January 2018

Sumptuous late 18th century home you would envision finding in London or Paris. European craftsmanship and materials make this Palacio a worthwhile visit. Nominal fee gets you in for a walkabout the home and then you can enjoy a coffee, tea or lunch in the...More

Thank 400royb
Reviewed 30 December 2017

This museum is a fine example of its era and no charge to visit. The staff give you over-socks for your shoes so as to not damage the floor.

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 28 December 2017

You come here to have a drink in the bar, to see the wonderful watercolors of moments in Shackleton's Journey. We had lunch which was fine but slow. Being in the place where he stayed and planned his return to Elephant Island is a lot...More

1  Thank DouglasGross
Reviewed 28 December 2017

Definitely worth visiting while in the central area of Punta Arenas. The ornate flooring details and the walls and ceiling designs are very intriguing. The open ceiling to the floor above is very captivating. Plaza de Armas and its Monumento a Hernando de Magallanes are...More

Thank Karl F
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Trav3lG1rl
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Response from Aventurero2010 | Reviewed this property |
Not really sure about their hours, but it should be open at 10 am. It's not a fancy museum, a pretty house well decorated. I'm sure they don't have an audio guide.
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