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Museo Antropologico P. Sebastian Englert

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Tahai s/n, Isla de Pascua, Easter Island, Chile
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Very nice facility with good displays and a lot of interesting information. Allow time to read the panels, as they are well done.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Vee999
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dedicated to the preservation of the Rapu Nui history and culture, the Rapa Nui Museum is the only museum on Easter Island. Even though it’s small, it packs a punch with exhibits, artifacts and easy to read informational panels in both Spanish and English. Interesting...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Linda Y
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This museum gives you a quick overview of the history, origins and some archeological items. I enjoyed walking through it and reading most of the information. It takes about 30 to 35 minutes and you get a so mj.m e basic information about the Rapa...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ramadama
Reviewed December 8, 2018

The museum in Hanga Road ensures you leave with a real appreciation for the migration of the Polynesian people. The story of the Moai and the bird cult are also well explained, and the small number of artifacts provide that real connection to these ancient...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank TheLawMan78
Reviewed November 26, 2018 via mobile

Unfortunately we arrived late and had only half an hour at the museum, but given the size you don't need more than an hour anyway. The visit is free of charge and the museum provides a comprehensive introduction to the history and culture of Easter...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Unelma333
Reviewed November 23, 2018

There is no charge to visit. Something modest at least should be as the place is well laid out, taking you through the history of the Polynesian migration, burial rites and discussions of course about the moai statues. The museum is named after avCapuchin priest...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Terry M
Reviewed November 17, 2018 via mobile

Nice small private owned museum. As at november 2018 the museum is free to enter. It has quite a lot of information boards and limited exhibits, but it was interesting anyway. You can walk back along the beach to town for some nice ahu’s /...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank zuppiat
Reviewed November 17, 2018

Sensibly we were taken here before making any other Easter Island visits. There is an excellent account provided here of the history and archaeology of Easter Island and it really helped in our understanding of everything else we saw over the next few days. I...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank John P
Reviewed November 11, 2018

Want to learn a lot more about Easter Island and its history and iconic statues? This small boutique of a museum is a must-visit. Its small group of exhibits and explanatory material are outstanding and truly meet international museum standards. Actually it's better than a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank SanFranciscoGuy634
Reviewed October 31, 2018 via mobile

For a small museum in a remote location, this is an amazing facility. Every visit to Easter Island should start here, it seems to cover the breadth of the history of the island in a very succint way, and does not shy away from the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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