(Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino)
This excellent museum contains unique pieces from Andean and Meso-american
cultures. It has a collection of over 3000 objects. A must!
Address: Bandera 361 (downtown)
Hours: Monday-Sunday 10:00-18:00hs
National Museum of
(Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes)
Great collection of paintings. Look for the paintings by Chilean Artist
Address: Parque Forestal unnumbered (Bellas Artes subway station)
Hours: Tuesday-Sunday 10:00-18:45hs
La Chascona -
This is one of the three houses owned by late Nobel Prize winner Pablo
Neruda. It was built for his third wife Matilde Urrutia. It contains some
of his collections.Call to arrange an English spoken tour.
Address: Fernando Marquez de la Plata 0192 (Providencia) (Baquedano subway
Hours: Tuesday-Sunday 10:00-13:00hs, 15:00-18:00hs
contains colonial paintings from the San Francisco Church, one of the
oldest in Chile and a milestone of Santiago (the Church is contiguous to
Address: Londres 4 (Universidad de Chile subway station)
Hours: Tuesday-Saturday 10:00-13:30hs, 15:00-18:00hs. Sundays:
Visual Arts Museum
A charming museum
containing contemporary art. It is located in a nice neighborhood with
cafes, restaurants, art galleries and bookstores.
Address: Jose Victorino Lastarria 307 (Universidad Catolica subway station)
Hours: Tuesday-Sunday 10:30-18:30hs
La Moneda Palace
(Centro Cultural Palacio La Moneda)
This center is located underground the Presidential Palace ("La
Moneda"), so that you may visit it and also have a look at the Palace.
It contains permanent and interesting temporal exhibits. There is a shop,
cafe and a theater showing Chilean movies.
Address: Plaza de la Ciudadania 26 (La Moneda subway station)
Hours: Monday-Sunday 10:00hs- 19:30hs