Museum in Copiapó

Museo Mineralógico

This must-see museum literally dazzles. A tribute to the raw materials to which the city owes its existence, it displays a kaleidoscopic collection of more than 2300 samples, some as delicate as coral, others bright…
Museum in Copiapó

Museo Regional de Atacama

Built in the 1840s by industrial moguls and radical politicians, the Matta family, this national monument is worth a snoop for the architecture and the piecemeal museum with indigenous artifacts and a mock mine made…
Museum in Copiapó

Museo Minero de Tierra Amarilla

To find out more about the region's geology, head 18km east of town to this private museum near the village of Tierra Amarilla. Surrounded by working mines, the restored 200-year-old quincho (traditional mudhouse) f…