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Museums

Discover the history, art and interesting collections of the museums in Chile. Get to know the life of great characters, artists, memorable events, the evolution of species, of science and much more. Walk through large manors or modern buildings with displays full of invaluable memories and artifacts.

Soak up the Chinchorro culture and the world’s oldest mummies at the San Miguel de Azapa Archaeological and Anthropological Museum. Visit the National History Museum and learn more about colonial times and about the country’s independence process. And at more modern buildings, enjoy visiting the Pre-Columbian Museum and the Museum of Memory and Human Rights.

What about some Chilean art? Be transported to the main art galleries of the world while taking a tour through the hallways of the National Museum of Fine Arts in the Lastarria district in Santiago, an amazing 1910 building that holds works by Chilean artists such as Roberto Matta and Claudio Bravo among others.

Breathe in the fresh air among the vineyards of the Colchagua Valley and discover the Colchagua Museum, which has an amazing museography and a collection of carriages, jewelry, clothing and trains that will surprise you. And a bit further south, while visiting the Arauco Territory, relive Mapuche culture and soak up its traditions at the Cañete Mapuche Museum.



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Independence Celebrations

Independence Celebrations Every year, on September 18th, Chile celebrates Independence with a bang to commemorate the beginning of the independence process from the Spanish Crown. Commonly known as “el dieciocho” (because of the date), most of the celebrations take place around the 18th and 19th, but the festivities can last up to a week. Most […]

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Festival of la Pampilla

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Oktoberfest: Malloco Beer Festival

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