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Museo Huascar

Closed Now: 09:30 - 12:00, 14:00 - 16:30
Open today: 09:30 - 12:00, 14:00 - 16:30
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Floating battle ship from around 1860

Very interesting, this is a ship that was built around 1860 and still floating. It belongs first to... read more

Reviewed 19 December 2016
Rodolfo M
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Winnipeg Canada
We missed it! The lines were too long on a Saturday

I recommend to get there early in the morning. We arrived at lunch time (it takes about 4-5 hours... read more

Reviewed 6 March 2016
Maria J
,
Regina, Canada
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19 Dec 2016
“Floating battle ship from around 1860”
6 Mar 2016
“We missed it! The lines were too long on a Saturday”
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Reviewed 19 December 2016

Very interesting, this is a ship that was built around 1860 and still floating. It belongs first to the Peruvian Navy. During the war of 1879, in the Iquique Battle, it sunk the Esmeralda, an small wooden ship belonging to the Chilean navy. During this...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed 6 March 2016

I recommend to get there early in the morning. We arrived at lunch time (it takes about 4-5 hours from Santiago) and the line was too long. They close at 4pm and only a small group at a time can get in. The ship is...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Maria J
Reviewed 23 November 2015

Huáscar it's a very important part of the history of Chile, you have to bring your camera and wear comfortable clothes, please don't use high heels because you can fall down, it's a medium visit, like 1-2 hours no more than that, I was wondered...More

Date of experience: December 2014
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Reviewed 23 January 2015

Huascar is a beautiful part of history for both Chile and Peru. This ship was captured by Chile during the war with Peru and has been made into a floating museum. Its very well maintained and a must visit if you are in Concepcion /...More

Date of experience: November 2014
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Reviewed 31 January 2014

I have to say I'm a sucker for museum ships and naval history in general. Frankly, this ship hits a home run in every way. Sure, she's not a huge battleship - she's more like a second generation monitor, an armored turret ship a scant...More

Date of experience: May 2013
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