Museo Arqueológico

Museo Arqueológico information

Location
La Serena , Chile
Address
cnr Cordovez & Cienfuegos
Prices
adult/child CH$600/300, Sun free
Opening hours
9:30am-5:50pm Tue-Fri, 10am-1pm & 4-7pm Sat, 10am-1pm Sun
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Inside a crescent-shaped building with a leafy patio, the museum makes an ambitious attempt to corral Chile's pre-Columbian past. Its highlights include an Atacameña mummy, a hefty 2.5m-high moai (large anthropomorphic statue) from Easter Island and interesting Diaguita artifacts that include a dinghy made from sea-lion hide.

The Museo Histórico Casa Gabriel González Videla and Museo Arqueológico share admission – entry to one is valid for the other.