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Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes

Jose Miguel de la Barra 650, Santiago 8320000, Chile
56-2 49 91 600
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This museum is home to one of the world's largest collections of paintings, sculptures and tapestries of renowned artist Jean Lucrat.
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good38%
  • Average18%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“modern art” (13 reviews)
“main hall” (9 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Jose Miguel de la Barra 650, Santiago 8320000, Chile
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This gallery is completely free to visit (although you'll be greeted by a grumpy guy who insists you get a receipt for 0.00 from the desk before he'll let you in as it's probably more than his 'Jobsworth' not to) and you'll see why once...More

1  Thank Jarko2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We walked through the Parque Forestal gardens to The Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes and spent 90 minutes taking in the art and architecture of the museum. To be honest the paintings and sculptures are really secondary to the main feature. This is the vast...More

Thank Stephen P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went here because the main hall looked amazing in the photos and I love art deco buildings. The hall lived up to its promise. Fortunately they had removed the entrance fee (wisely) as it turned out there were almost no exhibitions. There were are...More

Thank srocc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes did not live up to my expectations. It's claim to fame is supposed to be its large collection of neoclassical paintings and sculptures. But what I saw left me unimpressed. There was a special exhibition on the works of...More

Thank Cecilia A
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

We love to visit fine arts museums wherever we go. Santiago Museo National de Bellas Artes was truly disappointing. The collections were scarce and we judged the quality very poor. In addition, the museum does not allow photos. The only reason I am giving it...More

Thank FrenchTraveller2013
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Architecture lovely. Touring galleries not the complete art museum experience for anyone who doesn't speak Spanish. Text describing exhibits, history of paintings etc all in Spanish. There are no multi-language tours available that we could find. I personally prefer information from the curator and some...More

Thank Pat K
Reviewed 13 May 2017

This is a free museum in a French Baroque building built for the 100 year centennial of Chile. The exhibition was political about violence. The space is classical and deserves a visit.

Thank RusPat_704
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

The architecture is kind of interesting , especially the glass ceiling , but this museum , which bills itself as "el museo de todos " ( the museum of everything ) should really be called "el museo de nada" ( the museum of nothing) because...More

1  Thank peter k
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Unfortunately, some of the displays were closed when I visited, so I couldn't see a great deal of what it has to offer, but the exhibitions I did get to were very worth the time and effort. I saw some very thought provoking modern art...More

Thank stephen h
Reviewed 20 April 2017

There are an interesting range of art and artists on show at this art gallery and so definitely worth visiting if keen on art particularly South American artists. There are a number of works by well known European artists. There are three galleries and different...More

Thank Michel H
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