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Gabriel Gonzalez Videla Museum

Plaza de Armas, La Serena, Chile
(56 51) 215082-217189
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Interesting Museum

This museum is free to enter and has some interesting displays. It offers a nice insight into the... read more

Reviewed 12 March 2017
London, United Kingdom
via mobile
A cool place to spend an hour

I came here to kill some time during a trip to La Serena. It was very interesting and definitely... read more

Reviewed 9 January 2017
Cristian L
London, United Kingdom
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This museum and national monument houses over 3,500 indigenous artifacts and paintings.
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good46%
  • Average18%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
12 Mar 2017
“Interesting Museum”
9 Jan 2017
“A cool place to spend an hour”
Plaza de Armas, La Serena, Chile
(56 51) 215082-217189
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Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

This museum is free to enter and has some interesting displays. It offers a nice insight into the past of this region and also has a great photo gallery on the second floor.

Thank TravelReviewer1983
Reviewed 9 January 2017

I came here to kill some time during a trip to La Serena. It was very interesting and definitely worth the visit. Plus it's free, so why not?

Thank Cristian L
Reviewed 29 May 2015

I'll be honest, I wasn't that interested in the feats of President Videla beyond him beating every other head of state to visit Antarctica. I was more interested in the ordinary items from 1950's Chile. I had fun comparing them to items from the same...More

Thank Haythem19
Reviewed 22 September 2014

Nice museum that gives history on Gabriel Gonzalez Videla. It also has some other cool random historic items

Thank Treyhaze
Reviewed 3 September 2013

I wasn't expecting much and sometimes that makes a difference. This was the residence of Presidente Gonzalez Videla and is furnished with many items from the mid 20th century. There are lots of news articles which explain what happened in Chile under his administration. There...More

Thank imtom55711
Reviewed 10 December 2011

Interesting and informative museum including genuine artifacts. This is a nice tribute to a president who loved his hometown. The museum also features a variety of international articles which help any visitor to make a connection. When I was there, there was also a wonderful...More

1  Thank Mellebell A
Reviewed 28 November 2011

This former home of a Chilean president also houses a large and diverse art collection, as well as a display of Videla's personal effects, including a parka used when the president visited Antarctica during Chile's claim of a wedge of Antarctic territory. Its location on...More

Thank theuberdude
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