Father Le Paige Museum, San Pedro de Atacama

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Named for the priest who dedicated himself to preserving the area's artifacts, Father Le Paige Museum features a varied collection of exhibits encompassing the desert's human history. Visit the museum and explore its array of items, more than 370,000 in all, that catalogue the region's development from pre-Columbian times through the modern era. Thanks to the Atacama Desert's ultra-dry climate, you'll find many artifacts in very well-preserved condition. Travel through time as you follow English-language displays dealing with important regional events like the rise of the Inca Empire, the Spanish conquest, and more. Join in on a guided tour, offered in English, in order to get a more in-depth understanding of the museum's holdings and purpose. Add Father Le Paige Museum to your San Pedro de Atacama travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our San Pedro de Atacama online vacation planner.
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  • Our guide book said that the Father Le Paige Museum was shut but we heard that a small temporary museum had opened. We thus set out in search of it. This proved difficult since we were initially...  more »
  • We had a free day in San Pedro due to the cancellation of a day trip to Geysers and were looking for things to do. The museum is located "temporarily" in an industrial looking building on the...  more »

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