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Corporacion Museo de Arqueologia e Historia Francisco Fonck, Vina del Mar

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Take a tour through a museum dedicated to pre-Columbian Chile when you visit Corporacion Museo de Arqueologia e Historia Francisco Fonck. Start outside with the Maoi statue, which draws many for photo opportunities. Inside the museum, the first floor covers Mapuche culture from pre-Columbian times and exhibits on Easter Island. Visit the upstairs to see insect collections and taxidermied animals from all over the world. (Note, however, that the second floor has just a few English translations.) When browsing, consider getting a tour guide, who can provide informative explanations of the exhibits in English. To visit Corporacion Museo de Arqueologia e Historia Francisco Fonck and other attractions in Vina del Mar, use our Vina del Mar trip planner.
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  • We went to Museo Fonck to see the Moai that was standing there in front. We were then pleasantly surprised by the rest of the museum. Then it was a shortish walk to the ocean for a nice lunch with.....  more
    We went to Museo Fonck to see the Moai that was standing there in front. We were then pleasantly surprised by the rest of the museum. Then it was a shortish walk to the ocean for a nice lunch with.....  more »
  • What am amazing tour Luis Sanchez Ayala coordinated for us. He took us to Viña Del Mar and Santiago. We chose him again on account of the fine service he provided us on our last visit here. He Has a....  more
    What am amazing tour Luis Sanchez Ayala coordinated for us. He took us to Viña Del Mar and Santiago. We chose him again on account of the fine service he provided us on our last visit here. He Has a....  more »
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  • Small museum. There was a large group from a cruise so it was very crowded. Can pay in Usd. Entrance fee is 4usd. Nice pottery and artifacts exhibition.
  • This was such a cute place. They had a few characters to take pictures with and a few and I mean few vendors to buy trinkets from.

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