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Museo Regional De Magallanes

Hernando de Magallanes, 949, Punta Arenas 6200859, Chile
(56-61) 244216
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Interesting look at history of house

We enjoyed visiting this house. You have to leave backpacks at the front and there is an English... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Melbourne, Australia
via mobile
Very well put together presentaton.

This is a very interesting museum, especially for those who like everything related to sea travel... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Marcos L
Sao Paulo, SP
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Hernando de Magallanes, 949, Punta Arenas 6200859, Chile
(56-61) 244216
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed visiting this house. You have to leave backpacks at the front and there is an English guide available but we were asked to leave a passport in order to make sure you return it. You also have to put fabric slippers on over...More

Thank jabitz
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a very interesting museum, especially for those who like everything related to sea travel and exploration.

Thank Marcos L
Reviewed 23 February 2017

This is also known as the Braun-Menendez museum and, as far as I a could see, there were no descriptions in English. The building itself is interesting in its own right, but half of the museum covers the history of the area, which was wholly...More

Thank mikesierra
Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

Interesting place where you can known a bit more of the history of this remote place in the planet. Is one of the top 10 of the city for sure!

Thank trakatraka
Reviewed 18 March 2016 via mobile

Museo Magellan has some interesting things of Magellan and the rooms inside have a look from that time period. It is worth checking out.

Reviewed 25 February 2016

we were here on a sunday so it was free admission. this was a interesting place to see the history of the region ahich was good. Worth a visit

Thank olie293
Reviewed 7 February 2016

Punta Arena's history is perfectly depicted with this mansion, built in the early twentieth century by the french architect Antoine Beaulier.

Thank Samuel E
Reviewed 1 November 2015

This is a free museum / heritage site that has been restored and is setting up for more improvements. If you want a lot of good information about the area and how Punta Arenas got started, you can't overlook the wool baron that helped create...More

Thank Michaël D
Reviewed 24 October 2015

Some neat info on local/regional history. Worth a quick visit if you have a couple hours to burn but not worth going out of your way to see unless you want to have a good chuckle at some pretty botched embalming jobs on condors and...More

Thank Escape_The_Snow_11
Reviewed 12 August 2015

It is a very interesting museum housed in the mansion of the Braun- Menendez family that made their wealth with livestock & trading. Their lives were intricately related to the development of the area that is called Patagonia. There are more or less three parts...More

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12 June 2017|
Response from mikesierra | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I checked on their web site and they open 10.30 to 5.00 every day except Tuesday.