Museo Municipal de Castro
Museo Municipal de Castro
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Katrien S
Ghent, Belgium1,982 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020
This is a small museum in the centre of town, detailing the history of the island as well as its people. There is a display about local crafts, and then especially woodworking. There is also a display about the Chilotes going to Tuerra del Fuego to work in the sheep factories there. Obviously, there is a display on the wooden churches, so typical of the island. All information is in Spanish.
Written 8 March 2020
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Bob K
Dallas, TX329 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2019 • Couples
Small but ambitious collection emphasizing Castro's place from pre-historic to modern times. Not fancy but surprisingly informative. Hours are limited - we were there on a Saturday and it was open. Worth a 1/2 hour or more of your time, depending on your interests. Very close to Plaza des Armas.
Written 12 March 2019
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Dan T
Ashland, OR52 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2018 • Solo
An interesting collection of Chilote items, from pre-history to native populations to Spanish and post-Spanish periods. Not fancy but well-presented. Don't be afraid to ask questions of people back in the offices.
Written 23 October 2018
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Jon M
Saint Cloud, MN159 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2018 • Family
It was a worth a quick stop with the girls. We went to see the houses on the water and then come here. Admission is free and they ask for a donation. The exhibits are in Spanish but I could understand much. It should history of the island and old tools they used.
Written 13 July 2018
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gaynic
Sydney58 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2018 • Friends
This is an interesting local museum and we’ll worth visiting if you are in the area. After the museum we stopped and watched the fishermen preparing their boats and catch
Written 7 April 2018
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reise-tanta-di
Lafayette, CA2,383 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2017 • Friends
After you have admired the great Iglesia San Francisco don't forget to visit the small but fully stocked Castro Museum. It is housed in a cute local house and it is busting at the seams. But here you can get an overview of Chiloe's past history. It is free and it is well worth a visit.
Written 3 March 2017
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Roger E
Santa Cruz, CA124 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2016 • Solo
This is a small and charming historical museum that presents displays of the earliest human settlements of Chiloé through the Spanish era to modern times. Most of the written texts are in Spanish. There are several artifacts and photos.
Written 22 December 2016
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Colleen587
Duluth, MN220 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2016 • Solo
I really enjoyed this little museum located right off the main plaza in central Castro. If you like dioramas you will enjoy the ones here - very detailed and well done. Details of the founding of the city and a small room featuring a bit about the indigenous peoples also. The displays are a bit crowded and the passages are tight - it might not be comfortable for large or chair- bound persons. A lot of agricultural hand tools...it was very enjoyable.
Written 16 November 2016
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TMdP
Vancouver, Canada14 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2016 • Friends
This museum helps to understand how resourceful local people were and still are today. Entry fee is voluntary.
Written 26 October 2016
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Steve S
Santiago, Chile229 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2016 • Family
The Museum is located in the downtown area of Castro, and has a number of regional artifacts that you can see unclose and personal. Upside, all artifacts have a great description. Downside. Its only in Spanish We took our children (6 & 9 years old) and they found the outside area more interesting then the inside. Museums hours are Monday to Friday 09:30-16:30 hrs, Saturday from 09:30 -13 hrs. Admission is Free. Due to smaller spaces, I'd say the best time to visit is when it opens or about 2 hours before it closes.
Written 13 September 2016
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