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“Fun to see” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Museo del Meteorito

Museo del Meteorito
Tocopilla 299, San Pedro de Atacama, Chile
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Owner description: Este museo te invita a un viaje por la historia de nuestro sistema solar, narrado por los auténticos personajes que participaron en su formación “Los Meteoritos”. Conocerás y tocarás con imanes legítimas rocas siderales provenientes del espacio exterior que han impactado en el desierto de Atacama.Entre ellos te presentaremos a los primeros cuerpos solidificados en la nebulosa solar que nos originó (La Rocas Madre). Verás al único ejemplar exhibido en el mundo de un asteroide primitivo. Te remontaremos a los inicios de la vida a través de un grupo de meteorito que trae complejos componentes orgánicos como las bases nitrogenadas del ADN, postulándose como semillas de vida dispersas por el cosmos. El recorrido por este museo es guiado atreves de paneles, videos y guías especializados que te atenderán en el área sensorial.El tour con guía personalizado completo en español es opcional y tiene un costo adicional de $ 1.000 pesos por persona.
Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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“Fun to see”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

It's a small museum but nice to learn about the meteorites. Rodrigo is very enthausiastic when talking about the meteorites he found.

Visited November 2013
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Sao Paulo, SP
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Very interesting”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

If you like a bit of astronomy you are going to like this place for sure.

Rodrigo "the meteorite hunter" will explain every thing that you need to know about them.

Must visit!

Visited September 2013
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Australia
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Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“a good way to learn about San Pedro history”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

good information. you need to read English version on entry to halls. very cold so wear warm clothes

Visited July 2013
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London
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
“Great little museum - fascinating”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2013

This tiny museum is worth a little of your time one evening (it's open in the morning and evening but shut most of the afternoon). They have a large collection of meteorites on display and loads of information about how the different types form. It's accessible yet has loads of quite challenging scientific detail. Everything is in Spanish and English.

Visited April 2013
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San Francisco, California
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“Great little find”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2013

The docent at this museum was very nice and super informative. We enjoyed learning about the meteorites that were found in the area. I recommend a stop at the museum.

Visited April 2013
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