Museum of Precolombian Art

Local nameMuseo de Arte Precolombino
LocationSantiago, Chile

The Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino is an art museum dedicated to the study and display of pre-Columbian artworks and artifacts from Central and South America. The museum is located in the city centre of Santiago, the capital of Chile. The museum was founded by the Chilean architect and antiquities collector Sergio Larraín García-Moreno, who had sought premises for the display and preservation of his private collection of pre-Columbian artefacts acquired over the course of nearly fifty years. With the support of Santiago's municipal government at the time, García-Moreno secured the building and established the museum's curatorial institution. The museum first opened in December 1981 and was closed from 2011 to 2013 for renovation.

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Opening hours

Tue - Sun: 10 am - 6 pm

Admission

General Public: 3.500 CLP
University Student: 3.000 CLP
Seniors: 3.000 CLP

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Museo_Chileno_de_Arte_Precolombino

Official website http://www.precolombino.cl/

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/Museo-Chileno-de-Arte-Precolombino-35568206046/

Email mmarin@museoprecolombino.cl

Phone +56 2 2928 1500

Address Bandera 303-399, Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile

Coordinates -33°26'19.634" N -70°39'8.062" E

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