Santiago Travel Guide

Santiago Sights

Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino

  • Bandera 361 Map It
  • Santiago Centro

Published 01/20/2011

Fodor's Review

This well-endowed collection of artifacts of the region's indigenous peoples, much of it donated by the collector Sergio Larraín García-Moreno, is displayed in the beautifully restored Royal Customs House that dates from 1807. The permanent collection, on the upper floor, showcases ceramics and textiles from Mexico to Patagonia. Unlike many of the city's museums, the displays here are well labeled in Spanish and English. Guided tours in English are available at no extra cost, but must be booked in advance. There is a shop with a good selection of on-topic books and an airy café as well.

Sight Information

Address:

Bandera 361, at Av. Compañía, Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan, 8320298, Chile

Map It

Phone:

2-2928–1500-general; 2-2929–1522-tours

Sight Details:

  • 4500 pesos; free 1st Sun. of every month
  • Closed Mon.

Published 01/20/2011

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