Museo de la Memoria y los Derechos Humanos Walking Tour

Cultural & Theme Tours in Elqui Valley

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Museo de la Memoria y los Derechos Humanos is a museum located in Santiago, Chile, dedicated to commemorate the victims of human rights violations during the civic-military regime led by Augusto Pinochet between 1973 and 1990. It was inaugurated by former President Michelle Bachelet on January 11, 2010, which formed part of government works celebrating the bicentennial of Chile.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Museo de la Memoria y los Derechos Humanos, Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan RegionOpened in 2010 as a venue to serve as a reminder of the infringements of Human Rights committed during the military dictatorship and, in this manner, to uplift the victims and their families.This modern building houses a large exhibition of visual and documentary testimonies that invite the visitor to reflection, understanding and education regarding Human Rights.Visits are free of charge and are orientated towards the general public. The museum covers 8,000 square meters and includes a digital library. Temporary exhibitions, workshops and courses are also held in the facilities to help deepen knowledge of Human Rights.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Barrio Yungay (Yungay Town), Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan RegionThe largest heritage quarter in Santiago, its streets and avenues are a permanent evocation of the cultural and architectural wealth of the 19th and 20th centuries. For some years now, the residents themselves have promoted the restoration of this quarter, creating access to the history and heritage found in its streets, cultural centers, museums and churches.Duration: 30 minutes

What’s included

  • Local guide
  • Museum access

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities

Highlights

  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
  • Step back in time on a history tour
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