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Museo Colonial Aleman

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Address: Avenida Vicente Perez Rosales S/N | Numero Da Sala Comercial, Cruzamento, Praca, Frutillar, Chile
Phone Number: +56 65 242 1142
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Das Museum dokumentiert die Besiedelung der Gegend durch deutsche...

Das Museum dokumentiert die Besiedelung der Gegend durch deutsche Kolonisten im 19. Jahrhundert.

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Utterly Charming

HIGHLY recommend this museum! So much history about the German settlers. The architecture is breathtaking, so obviously a German influence, you feel as if you are in Gepetto's... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

HIGHLY recommend this museum! So much history about the German settlers. The architecture is breathtaking, so obviously a German influence, you feel as if you are in Gepetto's Workshop at times.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Extremely interesting and very well documented museum with great outdoor exhibits in a beautiful garden setting. Great for a peaceful afternoon stroll.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

I felt absolutely astounded with German heritage and traditions that descendants of the initial settlers kept on preserving until nowadays. Moreover, German cuisine is also tasty and delicious: strudels, kuchens, leberkases, and pilseners for drinking... Ich liebe dich Frutillar!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

Rather than repeat other reviewers; factual descriptions I would just say that it's interesting if you like trying to get a feel of how people used to live through the interiors of their buildings. It isn't a 'well-preserved German village' though but a re-construction of half a dozen wooden buildings - a mill, a blacksmith, etc. Makes a nice walk... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016

This is set up to recreate a farming estate from the German colonials that established farms in the 1850's. There are several buildings (mill, farm house, blacksmith, etc.) that are furnished with antiques and have plenty of informative signs, and very nice gardens. Signs are in English, Spanish, and German. Everything is well-kept, and I thought it was well worth... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

This is an well preserved early Germany village that gives a great view of how the early migrants lived in the area. This is a nice place to spend several hours learning about the early life of these Germans.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

We liked it with my husband,it's awesome and very informative. You will not have a guide, but you can read all the information over signs. Allowed to enter with your dog,but only with the short lead-robe,because are many street dogs around. The museum has bathrooms in a good condition. The entrance in February of 2016 cost 2,500 pesos. It's very... More 

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Quilpué, Valparaiso, Chile
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2016 via mobile

Very interesting and informative to understand and comprehend German immigration to southern Chile. It displays a series of reconstructed work and living buildings. Inside there are descriptions and objects. The view from the buildings as well as from the observation points is very compelling. It could be a bit cheaper though.

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Yulara, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2016

Went here on a Princess cruises excursion. It appears to be an open air museum with German inspired house designs from early settlement times in Chile. It was interesting to walk around and look at the unique designs of the houses an nice gardens.

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2015

A nice reconstruction project of a German settlers house, blacksmiths shed, water wheel mill house ( under repair) and belfry - housing farming machinery and tools. Awesome views of the volcano from the top of the hill, fabulous trees, rhododendrons, azaleas and formal lower level gardens. Worth a visit.

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