This interesting museum is found on the second floor of the Main Post Office, and offers an attractive collection of stamps ... More
Museo Postal Correos de Chile
This interesting museum is found on the second floor of the Main Post Office, and offers an attractive collection of stamps detailing the evolution of Chile's postal system. There are some original and colourful designs on display, especially the so-called ecological stamps, designed to preserve and promote the country's varied and fragile flora and fauna. One can also see a good selection of stamps reflecting the history of Chile. The museum is open all year except for public holidays, and entrance is free.
One of Chile's governors, Jose Antonio Manso de Velasco, used to live in this beautiful colonial style home, which dates
back to the year 1730, and whose large walls are painted in red. In the beginning of the Republic ...
Housed within a former palace that was once home to the daughter of Viña del Mar's founding father, this museum
is now one of the most important collections of European paintings in Chile, dating from the 15th to the ...
In 1785, Joaquín Toesca began construction of the current building. Later after successive earthquakes and fires, it began to be
used as the illustrious Santiago City Hall. On its facade is the outstanding Santiago Coat of Arms, a gift ...