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Mar 12, 2019
“Castro's Long History Shared With Visitors”
Oct 23, 2018
“Small but well worth a visit”
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Reviewed March 12, 2019

Small but ambitious collection emphasizing Castro's place from pre-historic to modern times. Not fancy but surprisingly informative. Hours are limited - we were there on a Saturday and it was open. Worth a 1/2 hour or more of your time, depending on your interests. Very...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank travelbobk
Reviewed October 23, 2018

An interesting collection of Chilote items, from pre-history to native populations to Spanish and post-Spanish periods. Not fancy but well-presented. Don't be afraid to ask questions of people back in the offices.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Dan T
Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

It was a worth a quick stop with the girls. We went to see the houses on the water and then come here. Admission is free and they ask for a donation. The exhibits are in Spanish but I could understand much. It should history...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 667jonm
Reviewed April 7, 2018

This is an interesting local museum and we’ll worth visiting if you are in the area. After the museum we stopped and watched the fishermen preparing their boats and catch

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank gaynic
Reviewed March 3, 2017 via mobile

After you have admired the great Iglesia San Francisco don't forget to visit the small but fully stocked Castro Museum. It is housed in a cute local house and it is busting at the seams. But here you can get an overview of Chiloe's past...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed December 22, 2016

This is a small and charming historical museum that presents displays of the earliest human settlements of Chiloé through the Spanish era to modern times. Most of the written texts are in Spanish. There are several artifacts and photos.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Roger E
Reviewed November 16, 2016 via mobile

I really enjoyed this little museum located right off the main plaza in central Castro. If you like dioramas you will enjoy the ones here - very detailed and well done. Details of the founding of the city and a small room featuring a bit...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Colleen587
Reviewed October 26, 2016

This museum helps to understand how resourceful local people were and still are today. Entry fee is voluntary.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank TMdP
Reviewed September 13, 2016

The Museum is located in the downtown area of Castro, and has a number of regional artifacts that you can see unclose and personal. Upside, all artifacts have a great description. Downside. Its only in Spanish We took our children (6 & 9 years old)...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Steve S
Reviewed August 29, 2014

Located in downtown Castro, this museum houses regional artefacts and agricultural tools. Information on the displays in Spanish. Hours: M-F 9:30am-6:30pm, Sat 9:30am-1pm. Admission: Free.

Date of experience: April 2014
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