This attractive museum was installed in the Real Aduana building, which was built in 1805 and 1807. Now it hosts important ... More
Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino
This attractive museum was installed in the Real Aduana building, which was built in 1805 and 1807. Now it hosts important traveling exhibitions such as "the Gold of Perú" that brought in a large number of visitors. Permanent exhibits include valuable ceramics, paintings, sculpture and the most important pre-Columbian textiles, from Mexico to Chile. Guided tours are available on request. Admission: General CLP1,500 Children and students free.
i was disappointed because after seeing other collections in large cities this collection in what is the heart of pre columbian territory should have been larger..... it was just two small rooms.... and it had to cover central america/south america - mayans, aztecs, incas, etc etc and didnt really touch any one of them with its collection, although what it does show is premium quality
i think it is better called an exhibit than a museum
Chanced upon this beautiful museum close to main square and within walking distance of our hotel.A wonderful collection. Astoundingly old textiles in remarkably good condition. Visited briefly in 2004 and now planning to return March 2005
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