On the banks of R铆o Calle Calle, the former home of the Anwandter brewing family houses the Museo Hist贸rico y Arqueol贸gico Mauricio van de Maele. Named for the museum's founder, the first-floor rooms showcase the furnishings of different periods of Valdivian history from the Spanish criollo Chileans to the 19th century German immigrants. The second floor is dedicated to the history and culture of the indigenous peoples of the Lakes district. On display are impressive collections of Mapuche weaving, pottery and silver work.
Los Laureles s/n, Isla Teja
Isla Teja, Valdivia, Chile
Historical museum, Anthropology
Travel Tips: You can buy a ticket that covers both this museum and the adjacent Museo R.A. Philippi.
Price Description: Adults $3, seniors 2 for 1, children $0.60; joint ticket with Museo R.A. Philippi $5
Relative price: Budget
Open Hours from:Tuesday-Saturday 10 a.m.
Open Hours to:Tuesday-Saturday 6 p.m.
Days Closed:Sunday, Monday
Travel Skills: None
Visit the other museums; catch a concert or movie; spend an afternoon strolling through the Jard铆n Bot谩nico and Parque Saval on Isla Teja; take a boat tour to the Spanish fortresses or to Punucapa village; sample the beer at Cervecer铆a Kunstmann; explore the beaches and fortalezas of Niebla, Corral and Isla Mancera; visit Parque Oncol and other nature reserves. Further afield, go kayaking or fishing in the Seven Lakes Region.
E-mail: secmuseologica(at) uach.cl
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