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Santiago Centro Museum/Gallery
Free

Housed in what was once the ornate Palacio de los Gobernadores, this building dating from 1715 is one of the most beautiful post offices you are likely to see. It was reconstructed by Ricardo Brown in 1882 after being ravaged by fire and is a fine example of neoclassical architecture, with a glass-and-iron roof added in the early 20th century. It has occasional exhibits in the main hall, plus an extensive collections of stamps from around the world and other postal and telegraph memorabilia in the adjoining Postal and Telegraph Museum (free admission).

Museum/Gallery Government Building Free

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Plaza de Armas 989
Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan  8320096, Chile

2-2956–5145

www.correos.cl

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