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Museo Colonial Aleman

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Address: Avenida Vicente Perez Rosales S/N | Numero Da Sala Comercial, Cruzamento, Praca, Frutillar, Chile
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Das Museum dokumentiert die Besiedelung der Gegend durch deutsche...

Das Museum dokumentiert die Besiedelung der Gegend durch deutsche Kolonisten im 19. Jahrhundert.

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Interesting Museum of German Immigrants

Gives you a great sense of early settler life in this small town on the shores of the same lake on which Puerto Varas is located.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Gives you a great sense of early settler life in this small town on the shores of the same lake on which Puerto Varas is located.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

These are the homes of the first Germany colony in Chile from 1842. Everything is from the time they lived there and is a beautiful place is visit. They have old pianos, tools, furniture and accessories which makes you feel like you are back in their time. There are three different houses and nice landscaping with bits of historical information... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Nice walk through the gardens the small museum and house Go early before the big buses arrive. Well presented and about $4US and a great view of the volcanoes

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

A look at some of the history of the German immigrants to this area in one place. A number of nice buildings with some exhibits set in very nice gardens. Most of the signs have English translations.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

Basically this place explains the history of the German immigrants who were attracted to the region by the Chilean government's offer of free land. Really, it was a way to clear out the natives. Aside from one photograph and short narrative in the mill, the native Mapuche story is absent. The gardens are nice. Hills to climb, but that leads... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

The museum consists of a few small buildings, the main one of which is a reproduction of a German settler home. The museum itself is nothing spectacular, but the grounds were lovely, and there was plenty of time with our tour to then walk through the small city. At the time we were there, everything was blooming and most houses... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Although I missed a more in-depth approach to why these German settlers can to this part of Chile and what challenges they had to go through, it was a lovely place to visit. It was like walking through a fairytale.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

There are 3 small buildings here one of which is the toilets, there is a blacksmith shop and the water mill which is not operational and contains a limited number of artifacts used by the original german settlers, one can only conclude they did not have much. The museum is set in gardens which with effort could be made very... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

Nice museum with lots of nice garden areas showing local and imported flowers and plants. Some of the tools and equipment originally used. Interesting and the buildings were well maintained. I am not sure of entrance costs as was part of a tour that we did.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

HIGHLY recommend this museum! So much history about the German settlers. The architecture is breathtaking, so obviously a German influence, you feel as if you are in Gepetto's Workshop at times.

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