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Nao Victoria Museo

km 7,5 norte sitio 2A, Punta Arenas, Chile
+56 96400772
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The Nao Victoria Museum is a private museum. It aims to provide a real experience in replicas of the most important ships in the Magallanes Region. There are four open replicas to visit in the Museum: Nao Victoria, the only fleet commanded by Ferdinand Magellan completed the first circumnavigation of the globe. James Caird, originally a lifeboat Endurance that sailed from Elephant Island to South Georgia during the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition of Sir Ernest Shackleton 1916. Goleta Ancud, the ship, under the command of Manuel Bulnes, President of Chile, took the sovereignty of the Magellan Strait to Chile with the construction of Fuerte Bulnes. HMS Beagle, the famous British Navy brig, under the command of Captain Fitz Roy raised cartography work of Magallanes Region. Aboard the boat mythical young Charles Darwin began writing his theory of evolution. The museum is interactive, has a technology platform that includes audioguide, touch screen, surround sound, and many replicas of ancient weapons that can be used by visitors to take pictures
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km 7,5 norte sitio 2A, Punta Arenas, Chile
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+56 96400772
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I really looked forward to this visit and it was worth it. But it could have been so much better. The displays had very little attention given to them and the lack of up keep was very evident. But wow the history here, not just...More

Thank Terrence53
Reviewed 8 May 2017

This visit was recommended to us and we were so pleased. The ship is a real life sized replica of the Victoria and although a taxi ride out of Punta Arenas it is well worth the journey. It enables you to realise what conditions the...More

Thank Geoff M
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Magellan's Victory and Darwin's Beagle have been replicated here on a 1 : 1 scale. So you can go into the bowels of the ships, see how they cooked, where they slept and generally how they survived. This museum is fascinating but about 20 minutes...More

1  Thank foxylady23
Reviewed 28 April 2017

When I first saw the HMS Beagle replica, I have to admit to having a bit of a "moment", very similar to the first time I heard the Merlin of a Spitfire start up. with all I have read about the Beagle, FitzRoy and Darwin,...More

1  Thank JonesesofCanberra
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Impresive, well documented and in full real scale, the most important ships replicas that gives you chills to imagine how this southen places where discovered, studied and populated. Kids and young people will be delighted to explore de ships and adults to learn about the...More

Thank Bernardo S
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

The best place to visit to look back at what happened 5 centuries ago. Fantastic job done by the owner and it is so nice to be able to hear his story. A must do when you visit the straight of Magallanes and Patagonia.

Thank Didier F
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

I specially enjoyed talking to the owner of this private museum. He has built these replicas from scratch and there is a historic background to each of the ships which is very interesting to hear directly from him. Well done!!!

Thank Anthony Y
Reviewed 2 April 2017

This replica enables you to imagine the voyage of these hardy men to the Americas. It is well maintained and a stone's throw from the ocean. Walk down to the ocean and you may just find some polished glass or an opportunity to look out...More

Thank TravelbeeSantaFe_NM
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately it is a little far and best reached by taxi (6500 clp one way); you could also try to get a colectivo to Tres Puentes and walk a kilometer or so. It is worth the effort though: the ships are amazingly well built, and...More

Thank Galatina91
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Amazing what 300 sailors in 5 ships have achieved some 500 years ago. The replica ships are a must seeing when one visits Punta Arenas.

Thank Jacobus M
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we open 7 days a week, from 0900 to 1800, include all including all public holidays
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georgehreese
27 July 2015|
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The taxi cost from main square to Nao Victoria museum is US$ 5-6 , about 8 minutes, Other way is the regular bus "Río Seco" start every 1/2 hour, and the cost is US$ 1 each one, about 20 minutes from is terminal located... More
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