Museo Interactivo Mirador


The stimulus is intellectual – but so much fun – at the Museo Interactivo Mirador, one of Santiago's best museums. Forget ‘do not touch’: you can handle, push, lie on and even get inside most of the kid-oriented exhibits.

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