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Museo Antropologico P. Sebastian Englert

Tahai s/n, Isla de Pascua, Easter Island, Chile
+56 32 255 1020
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  • Excellent43%
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  • Average20%
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“small museum” (27 reviews)
“on display” (8 reviews)
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Tahai s/n, Isla de Pascua, Easter Island, Chile
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+56 32 255 1020
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is an absolutely wonderful museum, and it’s free! This should definitely be your first stop on Easter Island so you can get a good overview of the Moai and Rapa Nui history. Do not miss this small museum. Plan to spend about 45-60 minutes...More

Thank QuickWhitTravel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Can be visited in 20/30 minutes max. Nice and interesting historical description and objects. Recommended to pass by if you go to the island!

Thank Giacomo F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Whilst quite a small museum there is plenty of information to ingest. The exhibits are well laid out in both English and Spanish and provide a great insight into the histort and conflicting cultures that were present on the island. You can easily read everthing...More

Thank James H
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Unless you take guided tours - then you might skip the museum and get all information from your tor guide- you should visit this place before you go to all the other sites. provides good information about region, culture, archeologi... take your time and watch...More

Thank MathiasBoss
Reviewed 7 August 2017

This museum is not large but has excellent explanations of the history of Rapa Nui (Easter Island) with discussion of the various theories of how the Moai were moved, etc. It is definitely well worth a visit as it puts the many island sites into...More

Thank Arthur C
Reviewed 27 July 2017

This museums small and can get crowded so time your visit carefully. Lots to see for the size of the facility, including the one and only vestige of an white coral eye found to date. Surprisingly no shop but good clean loos. Evidence of retail...More

Thank Christine E
Reviewed 10 June 2017

There are not a lot of exhibits, aside from the posters that give you the rundown on lots of aspects of island history and life. But these boards you can read really give you a good summary of what you need to know to appreciate...More

Thank Mary T
Reviewed 8 June 2017

On our last day on Rapa Nui, my wife and I decided to take a walk and visit this museum. There is no admission fee, but donations are accepted. At the entrance is a Moai which, like virtually all of the Moai we visited, faces...More

Thank jonahNJ
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Located not too far away from the Tahai Ceremonial Complex, this museum is very educational place. It was founded in 1973 and is dedicated to the conservation of the Rapa Nut cultural patrimony. You will appreciate more about the Rapa Nui culture if you visit...More

Thank JaneJ2010
Reviewed 29 May 2017

I read this had an entry fee but the day I visited it was free. it gives a really background to the history of the island. They played a 90 minute BBC 4 documentary about the island which I really enjoyed and then they have...More

Thank Robert C
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