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Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino
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Reviewed 17 October 2018

What a fabulous museum with lovely Chilean items down on the lower floor but equally fantastic relics from central America on the upper floor. There is an endless series of fascinating items, just enough not to be overwhelming but pieces of startling beauty and in remarkable condition. The room of textiles is especially amazing and should be compulsory visitation to visitors to Santiago; simply marvellous.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank John P
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Reviewed 15 October 2018

Simply amazing collection of pre-Columbian art in exemplary condition. Make sure to see the textiles, they're fantastic! Plan on spending a minimum of 2 hours to view everything adequately.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank duckleader
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Reviewed 13 October 2018

Feel transported in time by walking through the halls of this museum, especially the display in the basement of true primitive and precolombian art.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

This museum is worth any time you can spend—for us a few hours flew by. There are beautifully displayed artifacts from all over Latin America before any European influence, and it is amazing—the artistic beauty and technological savvy shown in pottery, metalwork, and textiles. In well lit displays with clear signage, it was easy to navigate the complexity of civilizations and timing.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Lori R
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Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

Loved this museum, especially the jewellery and textiles. But also the ceramics. Everything is beautifully exhibited and with information also in english. The interiour and lighting in the basement create a wonderful atmosphere and enhance the wonderful artworks. The staff is also friendly and helpful.

Date of experience: October 2018
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