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Museo Antropologico P. Sebastian Englert

Tahai s/n, Isla de Pascua, Easter Island, Chile
+56 32 255 1020
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“small museum” (28 reviews)
“on display” (8 reviews)
Tahai s/n, Isla de Pascua, Easter Island, Chile
+56 32 255 1020
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Rapa Nui itself seems like a step out of time, the museum helps understand what you have seen and also places it into context with other timely events in the world during the exploration and missionaries.

Thank Chris F
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great museum. Being a museum geek, I was as much into the displays (as constructed) as the actual exhibits. The place is really well designed for use and changes over the long haul... but excels in the quick conveyance of information here...More

Thank KmShoe
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very well presented. The only display that does not have an English translation is that concerning the white eye.

Thank Ron P
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

This is an absolutely wonderful museum, and it’s free! This should definitely be your first stop on Easter Island so you can get a good overview of the Moai and Rapa Nui history. Do not miss this small museum. Plan to spend about 45-60 minutes...More

Thank QuickWhitTravel
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Can be visited in 20/30 minutes max. Nice and interesting historical description and objects. Recommended to pass by if you go to the island!

Thank Giacomo F
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Whilst quite a small museum there is plenty of information to ingest. The exhibits are well laid out in both English and Spanish and provide a great insight into the histort and conflicting cultures that were present on the island. You can easily read everthing...More

Thank James H
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Unless you take guided tours - then you might skip the museum and get all information from your tor guide- you should visit this place before you go to all the other sites. provides good information about region, culture, archeologi... take your time and watch...More

Thank MathiasBoss
Reviewed 7 August 2017

This museum is not large but has excellent explanations of the history of Rapa Nui (Easter Island) with discussion of the various theories of how the Moai were moved, etc. It is definitely well worth a visit as it puts the many island sites into...More

Thank Arthur C
Reviewed 27 July 2017

This museums small and can get crowded so time your visit carefully. Lots to see for the size of the facility, including the one and only vestige of an white coral eye found to date. Surprisingly no shop but good clean loos. Evidence of retail...More

Thank Christine E
Reviewed 10 June 2017

There are not a lot of exhibits, aside from the posters that give you the rundown on lots of aspects of island history and life. But these boards you can read really give you a good summary of what you need to know to appreciate...More

Thank Mary T
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