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Museo Historico e Industrial Puerto Bories

Ruta 9 Norte, km. 5,5 | Puerto Bories, Puerto Natales, Chile
+56 61 272 2030
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Not quite as the guides tell it

In Chile there is a tradition of chamullo, of not telling the truth either because someone doesn't... read more

Reviewed February 5, 2017
thedelles
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Bullhead
Amazing work of design and architecture

The whole restoration and conservation concept of this place is amazing! Make sure you go inside to... read more

Reviewed November 14, 2016
Maricarmen55
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Santiago, Chile
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Ruta 9 Norte, km. 5,5 | Puerto Bories, Puerto Natales, Chile
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Reviewed February 5, 2017

In Chile there is a tradition of chamullo, of not telling the truth either because someone doesn't know it, or it serves a purpose to misrepresent something. The "freezer plant" and slaughterhouse (abattoir) at Puerto Bories did not cease operation in the 1970s as the...More

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Reviewed November 14, 2016

The whole restoration and conservation concept of this place is amazing! Make sure you go inside to the bar area to enjoy the beauty of the place.......... A true jewel!

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Reviewed January 9, 2016 via mobile

A must see of impeccability from the people at the Singular Hotel. The lobby and gift shops are a tip of what awaits! Restoration is some of the best I've seen, and the stories that line the wall of this industrial machinery museum is most...More

Thank Joe R
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Reviewed December 24, 2015

A must go museum near of Puerto Natales city. The architecture of the past century is there, the steam machines built in England and Scotland, the memories of the pioneers, all together inside a top rated hotel (Singular) with a wonderful view of the bay.

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Reviewed October 2, 2015

An interesting view of the industrial times of Southern Chile. Nice photography spot and views. Close to other attractions.

Thank Bernardat
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Reviewed May 1, 2015 via mobile

The museum is located within the 'Singular' hotel complex which has been built within the old meat processing plant. Much of the original industrial plant is on display with accompanying explanation on function. Items also placed in restaurants and other hotel areas A must visit...More

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Reviewed February 15, 2015

We took a 5km hike to the museum along the promenade which was quite enjoyable as we could see cormorants, wild geese and duck as well as lots of chamomiles and a couple of piers until we finally arrived at our destination. By that time...More

Thank greenpuss
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Reviewed January 18, 2015

Puerto Bories used to have a Victorian-era meat processing plant until the 1970s that has now become the Singular Patagonia Hotel. This museum is part of the hotel and includes some old buildings and machinery. Our guide spent about an hour taking us through most...More

1  Thank Alexander A
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Reviewed October 13, 2014

This is an old industrial facility that has been remodelled and is now a beautiful and fancy hotel. The place is outstanding, both for its elegant decoration and friendly service. Absolutely recommended if you are near Puerto Natales. Great restaurant and the staff is incredibly...More

Thank ADA08
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Reviewed July 7, 2014

At first we were not sure about this tour in what is now the Singular Hotel. However, the experience was memorable. We walked into a turn of the century cold storage plant facility that has now been transformed into a 5-star hotel. It was just...More

6  Thank PSchicke
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