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“chilean history”(17 reviews)
“small town”(14 reviews)
“audio guide”(8 reviews)
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Av. Errazuriz 145, Santa Cruz, Chile
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+56 72 282 1050
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Reviewed yesterday

Valuable museum, has a magnificent history within its beautiful most red halls, has an area of mummies, Chilean culture if you are not from Chile you will love to know more about our culture, also has a room dedicated to a tragedy very Important in...More

Thank CatalinaEspinoza
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was the best museum we visited in Chile. We only visited a few museums during our visit to Chile. This one stands out. Great artifacts with an English audio guide that was extremely helpful. Covers history from ancient times to the present day. Moving...More

Thank Judy_Hansen
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you happen to be in or close to Santa Cruz and are interested in paleontology, archeology, history or antiques, this museum is a must see. I couldn't believe what a phenomenal collection this museum has. Just be sure to give yourself plenty of time...More

Thank Valerie F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I toured Colhagua Museum was inauguarated in q995 by the Cardoen Foundation.It's mission is to preserve and disseminate the values of Chile and South America especially to underpriveledged children. The exhibits are varied and are well done. We encourage all to take...More

Thank 260JamesH
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is a 2 hours drive from Santiago, but the articles in this private museum are beautiful and well preserved. It includes archeological pieces from all around the work to modern items such as a car collection and the star of the exhibition the path...More

Thank mendez_mr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I wish I had a whole day to spend wondering around in this museum. There are just so many wonderful and artistic things that I really would have enjoyed to get a better look at. The exhibitions are really well done and the audio guides...More

Thank Henriettewhite
Reviewed 11 September 2018

This is our second time to this museum. It is one of the biggest private museums. It has great exhibitions and artifacts. It explained about the different cultures and the time they were on earth as nobody has explained before. It was a very enlightening...More

Thank Rijos
Reviewed 1 June 2018

Suggestion: plan for the day or even better, two days, to explore and enjoy this really spectacular museum. VERY professional. They also have audio-phones for different languages (all written entries are in Spanish).

Thank OlmueAnn
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

We were blown away by the quality of this museum. We used the English audio guide and spent several hours. The overview of Chile from prehistoric times to the Andes mining rescue was fascinating, especially since we knew very little about the country. This is...More

Thank sherryg764
Reviewed 9 April 2018

This is one of the best curated museums we have visited especially considering it is not in a major city.

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Joanna L
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Hi, We didn't use an audio guide but it didn't really make much difference.
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