Centro Cultural Palacio La Moneda

Centro Cultural Palacio La Moneda information

Santiago , Chile
Street Plaza de la Ciudadanía 26
+56 2 355 6500
Getting there
metro La Moneda
More information
exhibitions adult/child & student CH$2000/CH$1000, free 9am-noon Mon-Fri
Opening hours
9am-9pm, exhibitions to 7:30pm
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Lonely Planet review

Underground art takes on a new meaning in one of Santiago's newer cultural spaces: the Centro Cultural Palacio La Moneda is beneath Plaza de la Ciudadanía . A glass-slab roof floods the vaultlike space with natural light, and ramps wind down through the central atrium past the Cineteca Nacional, a state-run art-house movie theater, to two large temporary exhibition spaces. The uppermost level contains a fair-trade crafts shop, a few cafes and a gallery celebrating Chilean folk singer, artist and activist Violeta Parra.