Centro Cultural Braun-Menendez, Punta Arenas

4.5
#4 of 18 in Museums in Magallanes Region
The former residence of one of the pioneers in sheep cattle raising, Centro Cultural Braun-Menendez features a lavish interior full of European furniture, paintings, sculptures, marble fireplaces, and crystal chandeliers. Consult a guidebook in English and take a self-guided tour of this luxurious 1903 mansion, which also houses a regional museum. The mansion, with all its original furniture and ornaments, was declared national monument in 1974, even before it became the property of the state in 1983. When you finish the tour of the first floor, check out the servants' quarters in the basement. Arrange to visit Centro Cultural Braun-Menendez and other attractions in Punta Arenas using our Punta Arenas day trip planning app .
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  • It's second time I've been there, it's interesting, cute, free. A must see of Punta Arenas, it is central, near the main square.
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  • visit this museum, is to go back in the history of those who colonized Punta arenas based on effort, sacrifice and a polar cold that had to endure, photos, wonderful utensils of their settlers, if you visit Punta Arenas to the Braun-Mendez cultural center, you have to go
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