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Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes

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Address: Jose Miguel de la Barra 650, Santiago 8320000, Chile
Phone Number:
56-2 49 91 600
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10:00 - 18:45
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Tue - Sun 10:00 - 18:45
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
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This museum is home to one of the world's largest collections of paintings,...

This museum is home to one of the world's largest collections of paintings, sculptures and tapestries of renowned artist Jean Lucrat.

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Fine Art Museum

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... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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North Vancouver, Canada
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW 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 virtually nothing but a few obscure sculptures from around 1900 are on offer here.It's free,... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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 and one display about how Chileans see themselves. It's also free on Sundays.

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Sydney
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 to each other. Entry is free. The gallery is a relatively easy walk.

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Lima, Peru
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The musem is beautiful from the outside. Truly outstanding architecture. Right now they are reconstructing it because it suffered some structural damage during an earthquake.

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Dallas, Texas
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small admission fee. Good variety of art. A beautiful building inside and out. Located a short walk from the city center.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's a free museum. It has a fair amount of expositions open. There is also a small cafe inside where you can grab a quick bite or drink a cup of coffee.

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Deurle, Belgium
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Reviewed 19 March 2017

Building from a century ago, which is very promising from the outside. Inside the building the architecture is indeed very nice and I can definitely recommend the cupola. Given the size and budget of the town, you may expect the collection not to be of the size of Paris or London musea. Nevertheless you will find some little pearls from... More 

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Punta del Este, Uruguay
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Work on the building and redo of the exhibits, originally built in 1910, at the Centennial, Glass ceiling in main hall which has "copies " of older sculpture, mostly Greek . Outside is United in Death and Glory, by Chilean Rebeca Matte. For those who want to see Chilean art this is a good place to start, for those who... More 

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Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Houses in a lovely French style building, this Fine Arts museum is worth a visit. Beautifully and well curated exhibitions. Cute little souvenir shop adjoining. The only criticism would be that not all exhibits were in English.

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Helmond, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 26 February 2017

It is nice to go to this free museum and spend here an hour or two. It has a nice collection and the building is worth it too.

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