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Museo del Meteorito

Tocopilla 101, San Pedro de Atacama, Chile
+56 9 8360 3086
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Great way to learn more about the meteorites in the area and the beginnings of our earth

This cute little museum is a great way to learn more about the beginnings of the solar system... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Houston, Texas
Loved it!

This is a small yet very well put together museum with incredible items on display. The owner was... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2017
Miami, Florida
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“audio guide” (9 reviews)
“small museum” (7 reviews)
“solar system” (6 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 13:00, 15:00 - 19:00
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Tocopilla 101, San Pedro de Atacama, Chile
+56 9 8360 3086
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This cute little museum is a great way to learn more about the beginnings of the solar system through meteorites found in the surrounding desert. If you have a break in your excursions and would like to fill 1 hour of time, I highly recommend...More

Thank krlevental
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

This is a small yet very well put together museum with incredible items on display. The owner was very helpful and was eager to answer any questions we had after the 30 minute audio tour. I learned a lot and would recommend to those who...More

Thank dianeraa
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

This is the best science museum I've ever attended. Great staff and owner and very very informative. The museum is small however I appreciated the fact that it is a science museum designed for adults where one actually learns and doesn't have to put up...More

Thank Leonardo S
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Absolutely fantastic museum, it's short but suuuuper interesting! It's 3500 CLP for 45 minutes, and couldn't be better value. You learn so much not just about meteorites but eaeth's history as well. And you get to touch something from spacentral billions of years old, it's...More

Thank Lenn K
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

The museum of a meteorit lover. A great visit to know more about meteorits and learn how to recognize one. Very didactic. Visits available in english, spanish, french​...

Thank Coralie380
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

As another reviewer has mentioned, allow around 45 min to an hour to see this small but very educational & informative museum. Walking distance from the centre of San Pedro, the entrance fee is $3,500 each. Watch the opening hours as they close for a...More

Thank TravellingOrange
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

The Meteorite museum is a short visit, about 30min, but is very very interesting!! They give you an audio guide and, after you finish it, someone of the team comes to give you some more information! It's very nice to better understand our universe and...More

Thank Gustavo P
Reviewed 9 April 2017

It is located in San Pedro de Atacama and it is possible to go there by night, the ticket is cheap and it worths, you can see and learn a lot in this experience

Thank Marceloescobarberna
Reviewed 14 March 2017

About 10 days ago we visited the Museo del Meteorito in San Pedro de Atacama. As recent reviews indicate, the museum consists of a pair of canvas geodesic domes, which, at first glance, suggest that there's not much to offer inside. Don't be fooled! The...More

Thank A546JNjohn
Reviewed 10 March 2017

It's located in a geodesic dome lose to the football stadium and doesn't look much from the outside. Go in and you are met with friendly, enthusiastic and informative staff, with good English (including the guy who has only been learning for a month). There...More

Thank Jeff1903
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Response from Grace G | Reviewed this property |
We didn't take the astronomy tour from the museum but we were told that it's in walking distance from the museum. We had an astronomy tour included in the package i booked with Sol Andino Experiences and they took us in a... More