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Museo Arqueológico (MAS) - Museum Santiago - Chile

The Museo Arqueológico (MAS) is located next to the Museo de Artes Visuales (MAVI) in Barrio Lastarria. The museum has a collection of textiles, ceramics, jewelry, indigenous carvings and everyday artifacts from the pre-Columbian era. Highlights include the Chinchorro mummy and the tablets used by religious leaders to sniff hallucinogenic drugs. The museum is small and everything can easily be seen in under an hour. Open 10:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. Closed Monday.

José Victorino Lastarria 307
Center, Santiago, Chile


Getting There
Closest Metro: Bellas Artes or Universidad Católica

Price Description: $2

Free on Sundays

Free with entrance ticket to MAVI

Open Hours from:10:30 a.m.

Open Hours to:6:30 p.m.

Days Closed:Monday

Travel Skills: None

Currencies accepted
Chilean Peso

Contact Information:
Phone: 56-2-6383502

Here are other activities in and around Center that may be of interest: Museo Interactivo Mirador, Iglesia, Convento y Museo de San Francisco , Museo Histórico Nacional, National Aeronautic Museum, Museo Chileno de Arte Precolumbino, Museo de Santiago, Museo de la Solidaridad Salvador Allende, Museo de Artes Visuales (MAVI) and Palacio de Bellas Artes / Museo de Bellas Artes / Museo de Arte Contemporáneo.

By Noleen Turner
I'm originally from Northern Ireland but have lived in Santiago de Chile for over two years. I work in marketing communications and as a writer and...
24 Aug 2009

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