Museums and Parks in Santiago de Chile - a day of culture, history and art


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Castillo Forestal

Museums and Parks in Santiago de Chile - a day of culture, history and art

Best restaurants in Santiago de Chile In front of the National Museum of Fine Arts, the old administrative offices of the Forest Park of the city of Santiago have been renovated to give place to this cafe-restaurant with Brasserie style, a French concept of a restaurant in which all the dishes of the menu. They are available for customers' consumption at any time of the day. The atmosphere o... More info

Parque Forestal

Museums and Parks in Santiago de Chile - a day of culture, history and art

Things to do in Santiago de Chile In the north of the commune of Santiago and flanked by the Mapocho River, the Forest Park stands as one of the most emblematic green areas of the city and a striking walk for Santiago and tourists. Thousands of people are attracted by its meadows and the attractions of its surroundings, linked to the rich cultural wealth of Lastarria, Bellas Artes and Centro Hi... More info

Chilean museum of pre-Columbian art

Museums and Parks in Santiago de Chile - a day of culture, history and art

Museum in Chile During the 1970s, Sergio Larraín García-Moreno became increasingly aware of the importance of his collection and of the urgent need to establish an ongoing institution for its permanent and overall care. He approached university and governmental institutions with the intention of donating the collection so it could be exhibited, preserved and expanded. After several attempt... More info

Chilean National Museum of Fine Arts

Museums and Parks in Santiago de Chile - a day of culture, history and art

Mueseum in Chile In 1905, the design of the Palace of Fine Arts was entrusted to the Chilean-French architect Emile Jequier, who was inspired by the internal route and the facade of the Petit Palais in Paris. Its neoclassical style also includes ornaments characteristic of the Art Nouveau prevailing at the time. The high relief of the pediment of the Museum, work executed by the Chilean sculpto... More info

MAC Contemporary Art Museum

Museums and Parks in Santiago de Chile - a day of culture, history and art

Museum in Chile The Museum of Contemporary Art, dependent on the Faculty of Arts of the University of Chile, was created in 1947. In its six decades of operation, the MAC has configured a collection of Chilean art of more than 2,000 pieces. The most complete collections and important are those of painting, with about 600 works, the engraving, with almost a thousand copies and drawings, tempe... More info