Colchagua Museum, Santa Cruz

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Colchagua Museum boasts exhibits for every age and taste, from cowboy gear and weapons, to religious artifacts and pre-Columbian pottery. Founded by controversial tycoon Carlos Cardoen, Chile's largest private museum also contains the capsule used to rescue 33 trapped miners in 2010. Other highlights include a collection of utensils and machines used in farming and the production of wine, and a room dedicated to Charles Darwin's Chilean period, hugely influential on his later thinking. To visit Colchagua Museum and get the most from your holiday in Santa Cruz, create itinerary details personal to you using our Santa Cruz trip itinerary planning app.
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  • It is an extensive and interesting museum. The size and detail took me by surprise. There are so many items to view. It would take hours to do it justice 
    It is an extensive and interesting museum. The size and detail took me by surprise. There are so many items to view. It would take hours to do it justice  more »
  • Quite impressive and massive museum for a city of this size. Absolutely recommendable for kids and adults. 
    Quite impressive and massive museum for a city of this size. Absolutely recommendable for kids and adults.  more »
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  • Absolutely fantastic, great material and really well organized. Recommend to go !!!!!
  • Very huge collection and a lot of fun waiting you there!

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