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Address: Rincon 619, Montevideo 11008, Uruguay
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+598 2916 9461
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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An Experience Revived....

This is a unique museum for sharing the events that followed an airplane crash in the Andes in 1972, from survivors storries to victims tributes. The leadership and survival... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Florianopolis, SC
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Florianopolis, SC
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a unique museum for sharing the events that followed an airplane crash in the Andes in 1972, from survivors storries to victims tributes. The leadership and survival strategy learnings can be applied to our lives today, a truly a unique experience.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

They even say themselves not really for kids. Pretty strong stuff but if you are interested in plane crashes and survival and perhaps what extremes you might go to to survive, you might find this interesting. We remembered the crash so we went. Sad

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Lake of Bays, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum provides a moving exploration of extreme courage, ethics and survival. Both the videos and the detailed creative exhibits are in Spanish and English or with English subtitles. To our surprise we were there for over A1.5 hours.

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Croydon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great museum which doesn't always appear to get mentioned (not on our map for example). A lot to see, read and hear about the air crash of 1972 when a Uruguayan rugby team were en route to Chile. Amazing information and artefacts showing how the survivors coped undetected for many days. Excellent video too of survivors, family and friends. Super... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really enjoyed visiting this museum. The staff were very helpful and available for questions. The story is one of hope and not of something terrible. I makes you thinks if you could cope with an ordeal like this. Amazing story well related via video, exhibits and posters. It was a great visit I recommend to anyone in the city.

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Thank raintorms
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This museum far exceeded my expectations. We went in thinking we would stay an hour and we were there well over 3 hours. The movie at the beginning is beautifully done. I highly recommend this museum to anyone who wants an uplifting story. The will to live is so strong and the museum is designed to show how strong people... More 

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Palo Alto, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had seen the movie "Alive" around 20 years ago but had forgotten the sheer enormity of the survival story it portrayed. A visit to this museum really brought everything back to life with stunning reality. The basic story is that an aircraft plane carrying a Uruguayan rugby team + friends & relatives to a match in Chile crashed landed... More 

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Thank Mike W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You probably heard the story and even saw one of the films made about. But this place you give a unique view and knowledge about the historical events. The crash and survival of the rugby players is a story that is owrth to know better

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Orange City, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 12, 2017

If you saw the movie this museum provides so much background so as to appreciate the heroic effort these people made to stay alive. Even if you did not see the movie this museum does an excellent job of documenting the event and one leaves with a renewed appreciation of life.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 4, 2017

I suppose the idea of visiting a museum entirely dedicated to a tragic and appalling airplane crash might seem a bit bizarre, but really it's absolutely worthwhile. Not only is the museum the repository of a huge number of artefacts, maps and photos of the infamous 1972 Andean aircrash, but what you come away with is the sense of absolute... More 

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