Chilean National Museum of Fine Arts, Santiago

3.6
Appreciate exquisite paintings in a spectacular setting at Chilean National Museum of Fine Arts, the oldest institution of its kind in South America. Established in 1880, the museum moved to its current location, the Palace of Fine Arts, in 1910. Admire the ornate architecture of the colonial-style building as you move through the collection, which houses pieces by renowned Chilean artists like Luis Vargas Rosas and Roberto Matta. You might expect more pieces to fill the large building, which can seem somewhat empty. Despite this, the free museum undoubtedly warrants a visit. Use our Santiago driving holiday planner to visit Chilean National Museum of Fine Arts on your trip to Santiago, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • The truth that is a beautiful building, built for the centenary, its roof is magnificent, and the central specialty with the sculptures also, is worth knowing it, its entrance is free.
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  • The tour is magnificent-and worthwhile-but the sensation is that art does not receive the value it deserves.
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