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Museo de Arqueológico e Historia Francisco Fonck

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Museo de Arqueológico e Historia Francisco Fonck Review

A 500-year-old stone moai (a carved stone head) brought from Easter Island guards the entrance to this archaeological museum. The most interesting exhibits are the finds from Easter Island, which indigenous people call Rapa Nui, such as wood tablets displaying ancient hieroglyphics. The museum, named for groundbreaking archaeologist Francisco Fonck—a native of Viña del Mar—also has an extensive library of documents relating to the island.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 4 Norte 784, Viña del Mar | Map It
  • Phone: 32/268–6753
  • Cost: 2,000 pesos
  • Hours: Mon. 10–2 and 3–6, Tues.–Fri. 10–6, weekends 10–2
  • Location: Viña del Mar

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