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“An interesting visit”

Father Le Paige Museum
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San Pedro de Atacama Archeological Tour
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Owner description: Temporarily Closed Established in 1955 by Belgian priest Gustavo Le Paige, this vital museum covers 11,000 years of Atacamena culture.
Reviewed December 4, 2012

The museum is well laid out with quite a few of the exhibits including English translation. The human remains for which the museum was famous were removed out of respect to the Atacamena community but a video is on show explaining the process and reasoning behind this.

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Reviewed November 12, 2012

after consultation with local people , the mummies were removed (and bones DNA tested to put together whole bodies)- in the spirit of respect to ancestors.
Worth a visit despite their removel

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Reviewed November 12, 2012

We opted for the english tour which was very well done. An excellent museum which is laid out well. Do not miss this hen in San Pedro.

Thank Janet B
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Reviewed October 28, 2012

It's a good detailed museum about the area. Many years ago they had a mummy there but it has been moved due to the protest from the locals.

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Reviewed October 28, 2012

I don't understand some of the reviews.This small museum is really worth the visit .It is cleverly organised and easy to follow : the history of the place is very well presented and the guides are happy to discuss the collections and tell more than a simple description
There is also a lovely shop

Thank pasquier2
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