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Museo Colonial Alemán

Museo Colonial Alemán Review

You step into the past when you step into one of southern Chile's best museums. Besides displays of the 19th-century agricultural and household implements, this open-air museum has full-scale reconstructions of buildings—a smithy and barn, among others—used by the original German settlers. Exhibits at this complex administered by Chile's Universidad Austral are labeled in Spanish and, natürlich, German, but there are also a few signs in English. A short walk from the lake up Avenida Arturo Prat, the museum also has beautifully landscaped grounds and great views of Volcán Osorno.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Av. Vicente Pérez Rosales at Av. Arturo Prat, Frutillar
  • Phone: 65/421–142
  • Cost: Free
  • Hours: Dec.–Feb., daily 10–1 and 2–8; Mar.–Nov., daily 10–1 and 2–6
  • Location: Frutillar

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