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Museo Minerológico - Museum Copiapó - Chile

The Museo Minerológico is one of the most noteworthy and interesting places to visit in Copiapó. Founded in 1857 and supported by the Universidad de Atacama, it hosts a collection of more than 2000 glittering minerals from around the world. There are large portions of quartz, marble and malachite as well.

Corner of Rodríguez and Colipí.
Copiapó, Chile


Travel Tips: Monday - Friday 10 a.m. -1 p.m. and 3:30-7 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.-1p.m.

Price Description: $1

Relative price: Budget

Days Closed:Sunday

Travel Skills: None

Contact Information:
Phone: 52-206606

Here are other activities in and around Copiapó that may be of interest: Museo Regional de Atacama,

By Chris Hughes
Traveling South America to give Viva readers the most up-to-date information...
30 Apr 2009

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