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Museo de Historia Natural de Valparaiso

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Nice museum nice history

I found this a good place to go when you´re in Valparaiso or Viña and want to do other stuff that... read more

Reviewed July 18, 2018
Kyle F

Natural history museum of Valparaiso is located on one of its central streets. No entrance fee is... read more

Reviewed July 7, 2018
Charis K
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Condell 1546, Valparaiso 2362871, Chile
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Reviewed July 18, 2018

I found this a good place to go when you´re in Valparaiso or Viña and want to do other stuff that going to the beach and to dinner out, some of the chilean history revealed in a nice museum with, of course, a reallly antique...More

1  Thank Kyle F
Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

Natural history museum of Valparaiso is located on one of its central streets. No entrance fee is required. There is an appreciable collection of insects and trout to mammals and birds. The fact is that the city has many better things to see and do,...More

1  Thank Charis K
Reviewed May 25, 2018 via mobile

We had an hour to fill and this museum was perfect. I could imagine the museum would be fantastic for children so many of the exhibits are interactive, most if not all of the museum was in Spanish but it was easy enough to work...More

1  Thank travellingjacko
Reviewed February 1, 2018

The museum is amazing! they offer a great engaging exposition, plus is free! but what I like the most about the place is the coffee shop at the entrance! They have a great vibe for reading a book and relaxing

1  Thank Camila A
Reviewed January 29, 2018

It was very unusual to find this museum. Free of charge, the exposition was recently updated, with a modern style. Should be interesting for kids and families. In many cases, one can open some drawers, touch something with your fingers and guess what it is....More

2  Thank Oleg S
Reviewed November 20, 2017

This was our favorite attraction in Valparaiso and one of our favorites during our trip to Chile. The Museo de Historia Natural de Valparaiso is a small, but free museum with interesting exhibits in a beautiful, old building. Very few of the displays feature English...More

1  Thank Skaerje
Reviewed July 20, 2017 via mobile

This museum tells a lot about the animals, plants and natural minerals available in this region. The exhibits are of high quality and nicely put together. The admission is free and it is good to spend time with children here.

1  Thank Alice Man Kwan C
Reviewed June 21, 2017

THis renovated museum is interesting, interactive and especially fascinating for children. It even has a reading room and cafe. There are constant updates of the exhibits and it is free.

1  Thank Stuart J
Reviewed June 14, 2017 via mobile

Its a good museum for free!!! It offers a lot to see and touch , especially for children interesting. The times when its open are a bit confusing but if you have time you should visit it. It takes like one hour to see it....More

1  Thank Christian B
Reviewed March 27, 2017

This is a beautiful, free museum features a delicious coffee shop and both are open Sunday morning. We found it while waiting for the time to board a cruise ship. Valpo has little to offer on Sunday, so this was a welcome retreat. The museum...More

1  Thank Carrie C
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