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Historical Museum,Municipality of Puerto Natales

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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
285 Bulnes Street, Puerto Natales, Chile
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The small historical museum of Puerto Natales is definitely worth a visit. It gives a very good insight into the original inhabitants of Patagonia, their lifestyle and way of survival under harsh climatic conditions. In particular before visiting the glaciers and parks it is good...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Salamaoegst
Reviewed 1 February 2019 via mobile

Small museum tells story of native people, milidon discovery, sheep processing plant and immigrants. Well done. Great if you are interested in the history of the place.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank janetmreynolds
Reviewed 22 December 2018

Cute little museum that we used to fill some excess time in Puerto Natales. Gives a good run down of the local historical populations, with information in Spanish and English. Lots of little exhibits of artefacts, photos and historical pieces. Very cheap (only $1.5 USD...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ecoker
Reviewed 17 December 2018

Good museum that provides information on two different indigenous peoples and their customs in both Spanish and English. I found the information to be quite educational especially concerning their way of life including customs about birth and death.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 1979Chas_Deb
Reviewed 27 November 2018 via mobile

Before we went in to the Torres del Paine National Park for a few days of walking, we decided to look in the local museum to gain some idea of the history of this region. The place is very well laid out with both Spanish...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank templarmjm
Reviewed 19 November 2018 via mobile

Rainy morning in Puerto Natales so went to this beautiful , interesting little museum. Helpful staff and great mix of information and photographs and gave us a real insight into the indigenous people of this beautiful area

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kelly1957
Reviewed 10 November 2018

For a nominal price this museum shares a lot on the geographical and anthropological history of the area. The displays are informative and in English and Spanish. Recommend!

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank DGGmo
Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

A well laid out museum that gives a good historical view of the town and region. The exhibition on the native population is very interesting and so is also the history of Puerto Natales with many photos and explanations of the hardships the early settlers...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Upplandsleden
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

A very nicely presented small museum that gives a good insight into the lives of both the indigenous peoples and the early settlers. Most of the commentary is in both Spanish and English, which is very helpful. Well worth the CLP1000 entry, and an hour...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Nzattitude
Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

Small, cosy and modest museum, that gives the essential information about the town's and the region's history, from different points of view. Contains original photos and daily items, such as household staff.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Shirley K
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