New exhibition at Museo de Antofagasta
A valuable collection of textiles from Isluga (altiplano of Iquique) will be displayed in Museo Regional de Iquique.
Visit the Museum’s new “Chile before Chile” exhibit, which includes more than 400 artifacts from pre-Columbian peoples and their descendants, all housed in a new, specially-designed gallery.
The Museum Library’s state-of-the-art digital archive contains more than 10,000 online resources, all available to the public on Floor -1 of the Museum building.
Visit the Museum’s permanent exhibition on pre-Columbian art and the temporary exhibitions that have been held each year. Also learn about the traveling exhibitions, which have been shown in Chile and around the globe.
The Museum’s collection includes more than 5000 pieces of American pre-Columbian art and an ethnographic collection of Mapuche and Aymara objects. Meet over 1300 pieces already on this website.
The Museum is privileged to have a valuable collection of pre-Columbian Andean textiles, most of them from the arid coastal regions of Peru and Chile.
Learn about the cultures that have inhabited the Americas over the past several thousand years. This section offers information about the pre-Columbian cultures of the Americas, including Chile’s indigenous cultures.
As a pioneering initiative in Latin America, the Museum houses, studies and disseminates the artistic legacy of the pre-Columbian peoples of the Americas.
This site contains hundreds of pages of information, drawings, animated clips, comics, audio clips, games and videos made especially for kids about the cultures and prehistory of the Americas.
The Museum's Audiovisual Archive, created in 1989, includes an Ethnographic Video Archive and an Indigenous Music Archive. The Audiovisual Archive is housed in the library.
The Museum’s main objective is to encourage intense interest in the indigenous cultures of the Americas, and education is essential for achieving this aim.
Bandera 361, Santiago, Chile
+56 2 2928 1500
+56 2 29281522
+56 2 2928 1511
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