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Museo Andes 1972

Rincon 619, Montevideo 11000, Uruguay
+598 2916 9461
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Very thorough

This museum doesn’t stop to the “miraculous`’ survival of some members of this `Uruguayan rugby... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Erik S
One of the highlights of Montevideo

I had never heard about the place crash before and the story was very moving. Nice museum with a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lois W
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
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“plane crash” (34 reviews)
“rugby team” (11 reviews)
“true story” (6 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Rincon 619, Montevideo 11000, Uruguay
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This museum doesn’t stop to the “miraculous`’ survival of some members of this `Uruguayan rugby team after their plane crached in the `Andes over 4000 meters high or so. It encompasses various aspects of survival, biology, focussing on hypothermia as well as other factors, the...More

2  Thank Erik S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had never heard about the place crash before and the story was very moving. Nice museum with a great collection of items retrieved from the mountains.

1  Thank Lois W
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Even if you havent heard of the tragedy or miracle of the Andes, it is still worth it to visit this museum. The owner of the museum and a man that personally knows the survivors was there, explaining some things and giving incredible insight into...More

1  Thank receppas1
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This goes into great detail about the 1972 crash and about the people involved. It was very moving and informative.

1  Thank grammajamma
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Upon arrival staff were very friendly and explained that videos have English subtitles and all the notice boards are English and Spanish, there were lockers to leave bags at the entrance. Downstairs you watch an incredible 15 minute video surrounded by artwork depicting the incident...More

1  Thank travellingjacko
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Reviewed 17 April 2018

I traveled to Uruguay with my daughter and she became obsessed with the Andes tragedy. We visited the museum and we were wonderfully surprised. The museum is small, but it is a great tribute to the victims and survivors.

2  Thank Maria Ines C
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

This museum is rightly placed near the top of Montevideo's attractions. It tells a story of survival that everyone seems to know a little about, but it adds a lot of interesting detail and background. They also have a number of exhibits taken from the...More

1  Thank londoner_in_yucatan
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Reviewed 24 March 2018

Lots of artifacts, pictures and history of immigrants of various background coming to Uruguay throughout the years. Entrance is free.

Thank Joe C
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Reviewed 16 March 2018

A complete collections of information, debris and survivors belongings on displays. A short documentary movie regarding the incidence.

Thank AlKo33
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Reviewed 6 March 2018

The small museum is filled with many artifacts and the story is told clearly in several languages. The staff speak many languages are extremely helpful and informative.

Thank Giles B
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orangerose5
24 December 2014|
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Response from Mike S | Reviewed this property |
hmmm, we stayed at an AirBnB about a block away that I think I mentioned in my review. But there were no laundry facilities at that apartment. But the museum is very cool, with or without laundry facilities ;-)
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