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Address: Camino a Rio Frio km.9 | Nueva Braunau, Puerto Varas, Chile
Phone Number: +56 65 233 0831
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Located in a barn, they have assembled artifacts from the previous 100 years of farmers and immigrants who came largely from Bohemia. Much of the artifacts are operational, and a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located in a barn, they have assembled artifacts from the previous 100 years of farmers and immigrants who came largely from Bohemia. Much of the artifacts are operational, and a demonstration or tour is very informative.

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Sunny Isles Beach, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016

We came here after going to see and Alerce Forest. Antonio Felmer collected and showcased many old objects used on farms and in farm houses. The trees in the Alerce Forest could be hundreds of years old where the collection in this museum was only a couple hundred years old. There are stairs to be climbed for the second story.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2016 via mobile

We came here a little bit earlier than the visiting hours (11 am) and took a walk around the place. Later we visited the little and cosy family museum, the entrance cost $1500/pp and you can either go by yourself or wait until more people gather to take the tour. The guide is the daughter of the founder and you... More 

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3 Thank Maria Jose O
Puerto Varas, Chile
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2016 via mobile

It is an excellent show of late 1800's immigrant way of life. Diego, the guide, was very enthusiastic and knowledgeable about the artifacts. Highly recommended.

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Santiago, Chile
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2015

This is an incredible place full of history of the German colonisation around 1860. A small but complete museum of household and agriculture items from that time and beyond. Excellent!!

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2 Thank rreicha
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2015 via mobile

Excelent learning opportunity. Incredible collection and very well delivered commentary. Highly recommended!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2015

This place is perfect, not only do they have the most incredible things that were used over a hundred years ago, pero they are also 100% functional! Also the tourguides are great and very knowledgeable, which makes this a great place to visit.

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Santiago, Chile
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2015

it's an exceptional place to learn about the Austrian, German and Swiss settlers. Very tidy and the machinery and houseware are beautiful and nostalgic.

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2 Thank Tomas G
New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2014

The Museum is a delight for all the history and culture fascinated people! The owner was kind enough to explain things in English sometimes and everything in the museum has a description written in English which makes it easy for us " 0 Spanish speaking" people. It's a must visit!!

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San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2014

You need to reserve in advance out of season, but worth a visit. A well maintained museum just outside Puerto Varas

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