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Centro Cultural Braun-Menendez

Hernando de Magallanes 949, Punta Arenas 6200859, Chile
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Time warp experience

Nice collection of turn-of-the-20th-century furniture. Make sure to include the basement... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
kcal23
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New York City, New York
“No entrance fee but wear the booties.”

. This opulent home celebrates the marriage of two wealthiest families in Punta. Enjoy the... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2018
lovetotravel1492
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Atlanta
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Hernando de Magallanes 949, Punta Arenas 6200859, Chile
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"original furnishings"
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"french renaissance"
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"period rooms"
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"parquet floors"
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"beautiful architecture"
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"old mansion"
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"wealthy family"
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"last century"
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"the main square"
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"booties"
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"quarters"
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"shoes"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice collection of turn-of-the-20th-century furniture. Make sure to include the basement installation.

Thank kcal23
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Reviewed 15 March 2018

. This opulent home celebrates the marriage of two wealthiest families in Punta. Enjoy the ceilings and floors, the variety of French art nouveau period pieces, and try to overlook the cracked and peeling wallpaper. Going out the back door, explore the basement servant quarters....More

Thank lovetotravel1492
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Reviewed 13 March 2018

This museum is located a block from the main square. Admission is free. You must check in your large bag at the entrance and wear booties over your shoes to preserve the floors. Inside is several cool rooms with beautiful parquet floors and Sara Braun...More

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Look at the time schedule, the center closes on Tuesdays, not what one is expecting. So, we were not able to see it.

Thank mairamarques
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

This is a Mansion home with lots of period authentic furnishings. It has free admittance. It will not take you long to walkthrough it on your own.

Thank dixiepeach
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Reviewed 2 March 2018

Someone will enter because wants to learn something more about history of these parts and someone just for the fact that the entrance is free. (I've heard people talking about it!) For me it was very nice experience and I must admit that I was...More

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Reviewed 12 February 2018

Gives you a great idea about how they lived in the old days. They don't speak english at the desk, so be prepared to put covers over your shoes as they don't want street shoes in the museum. It took me forever to figure out...More

Thank dre51
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Reviewed 27 December 2017

The rooms are quite set up well. The mansion was built around the same time as the Biltmore House in Asheville, North Carolina, USA, and it was interesting to compare the architecture and interior design on a much smaller scale, but same historical time. Don't...More

1  Thank Karl F
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Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

Much more interesting that Sara Brown's house, the cultural center has many rooms preserved as used to be back then, also includes a nice history section, from the first life forms till our days.

1  Thank CosminF
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Reviewed 1 December 2017

This museum has three parts, the front house displays the original furniture of the house of a very wealthy family, the back is more an archaeological museum, and finally the basement has some of the original furniture of the service quarters and the kitchen (this...More

1  Thank Alfonso F
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