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Gabriel Gonzalez Videla Museum

4/5
4 Reviews
Museum
Address: Plaza de Armas, La Serena, Chile
Phone: (56 51) 215082-217189

What people are saying:

The museum is located in Plaza de Armas de La Serena and corresponds to the former residence of Don Gabriel González Videla, the former Chilean president. It is a very complete museum , Which contains parts of different stages in our country’s history; unfortunately, the last earthquake affected the area and the building was damaged and needs to be rebuilt. It has not happened so far. You must continue to wait. Regret for our cultural heritage. You can only see the mobile samples in the showroom next to the house. The entry is released.

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  • GordonW318
    GordonW318
    Gloucester, United Kingdom
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    A Typical Historical Museum

    A small entrance fee is required to see the exhibits. The museum was originally the home of a Chilean President Gabriel Videla who helped draft the country's constitution.

    Reviewed on /Date(1586049043000+0800)/
  • Teresa H
    Teresa H
    Powell River, Sunshine Coast, British Columbia
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    Best with a guide

    We toured this museum with a guide and it was well worth it. The museum is relatively small but it is free to wonder around.

    Reviewed on /Date(1542123547000+0800)/
  • Jnanayog
    Jnanayog
    St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
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    Tied to the roots of La Serena and a former president

    Located across the street on one corner of Plaza de Armas, the building serves two functions; one being the history of La Serena and the other earlier art. It consist of two floors, the first having...

    Reviewed on /Date(1521794354000+0800)/
  • Hollym53
    Hollym53
    Paynesville, Minnesota
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    Interesting

    This home of a past president doesn't hold much in historical significance, but it is free. Photos of La Serena in the past, an old home, and clothing of the era were worth a walk through.

    Reviewed on /Date(1516956464000+0800)/
  • TravelReviewer1983
    TravelReviewer1983
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    Interesting Museum

    This museum is free to enter and has some interesting displays. It offers a nice insight into the past of this region and also has a great photo gallery on the second floor.

    Reviewed on /Date(1489284596000+0800)/

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