Los Flamencos, Punta Arenas, Magallanes y la Antártica Chilena Region, Chile
Museum of Memory
The Museum of Memory is an institution that has a collection of objects, machinery and tools that date back to the origins of the population in the Magallanes region. The museum, which depends on the Institute of Patagonia, was created in 1969 with the aim of showing and disseminating the process of development of the area and the way of life since 1880, the time of the pioneering colonization, until 1950.
Hernando de Magallanes 949, Punta Arenas, Región de Magallanes y de la Antártica Chilena, Chile
Regional Museum of Magallanes
Regional Museum of Magallanes, inaugurated in February 1983, in the magnificent setting of the Braun-Menéndez Palace of Punta Arenas, brings together an important collection of objects that are testimony to the passage of man in his historical passage through the region.
Schedule Hours of operation: Monday to Sunday from 9:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Entrance fee. No. Entry Released.
Fagnano, Punta Arenas, Región de Magallanes y de la Antártica Chilena, Chile
Punta Arenas Cathedral
Punta Arenas Cathedal, also known as the Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish of Punta Arenas, is an Ionic-style building and its Renaissance tower, which is dedicated to the order of the Salesians. Its construction began on December 28, 1892 on the plans made by the Father of the Salesian Order Juan Bernabé. Its interior is of a basilical style, with three naves of Romanesque style and divided by Corinthian columns is 46 meters long, 18 wide and 30.60 high. The bell tower was raised in 1898, and measures 30 meters to the cross. In the tower were placed seven bells and a clock, those that were blessed in 1899, bought in Italy. The watch was replaced in 1991 by a computerized one.
National Park Torres del Paine
Declared a Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO and the eighth wonder of the world in 2013, Torres del Paine National Park is undoubtedly a world-class tourist attraction that delights for so many reasons that it becomes difficult to put it into words. What do you think if you give a chance to this incredible place and discover for yourself why it is described as one of the most beautiful corners on Earth?
Located just 154 kilometers northwest of Puerto Natales and 399 kilometers from Punta Arenas, this 227,298-hectare sanctuary was founded under the name of Lago Gray National Tourism Park on May 13, 1959, when the main activity of the area was still Livestock and tourism were relegated to a few adventurers. Just on April 30, 1970, the park adds 11,000 new hectares to its protected terrain and is baptized as it is known today: Torres del Paine National Park.
Parque del Estrecho
Fuerte Bulnes was a Chilean fort located on the Strait of Magellan, 52 kilometers south of Punta Arenas and a few kilometers from Cape Froward. It was founded on October 30, 1843 on the rocky nose of Santa Ana Point, under the mandate of President Manuel Bulnes Prieto. It was destroyed in a few years, leaving the place in a state of abandonment. For the centenary of its foundation, it was rebuilt, being reopened as a site museum in 1943.