Do you know how much species co-exist in green areas in the city? Eduardo Frei Montalva’s House Museum, Carabineros de Chile Historical Museum and the Prevention of Risks, Forests and Environment Department (O.S.5) of Carabineros de Chile, invite schools and general public to celebrate the National Day of Environment, with a walking guided tour across the Inés de Suárez Park ecosystem.
Due to the success of its first version, this 2014 brings about new sessions within the framework of the Youth Laboratory for Reflection and Participation. The first discussion group “Villa Frei: Typical Neighborhood” will be carried out on Tuesday, May 20th. Free registration, limited capacity.
The House Museum was opened to the audience in May 12th of 2008, and it is the only house of a former Chilean governor which has been transformed into a museum. This year, we celebrate the 5th anniversary of the museum with a photograph exhibition called “Todo un Barrio: Mirada Vecinal” (All about a Neighborhood, A Local View). The exhibition gathers the historical heritage of Providencia where the museum is located.
The photograph exhibition will remain open until January 31th of 2014 at # 683 Hinderburg street. Free entrance. [Read complete article]
Within the framework of anniversary activities, from April 4th to April 30th, Casa Museo Eduardo Frei Montalva together with Centro Cultural Espacio Matta of La Granja invite you to discover “Guayasamin en Chile, 1969″, an exhibition of the etchings of the Ecuadorian artist, given to the former president during his visit to Chile.
The exhibition may be visited from Monday to Sunday, in Centro Cultural Espacio Matta (Santa Rosa 9014). Free admission. [Read complete article]
During January and February some adjustments and renovations were carried out in House Museum in order to improve the tourist’s experience. One of them was the building of a new showcase with pictures and special illumination to relocate the fragments of the moon rocks given as a present to Eduardo Frei Montalva from the crew of the Apollo XII. [Read complete article]
On Saturday May 12th, the space located in the Barrio Italia, turned four years of operation, and to celebrated properly opened its doors for free every weekend that month.
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The current cultural and educational institution, which used to be the house of the former President for over 40 years, invites teachers and students to travel across the 60’s and deepen their knowledge of Chile during the 20th century. This is an invitation through a complete Pictorial and Heritage Collection, which will certainly make learning a more playful experience.
Come and visit for free the exhibition “From the Moon to the Museum” until April 10th, organized by the National Aeronautic and Space Museum. More than 150.000 people have visited the moon rock fragments, which are part of the collection of the Eduardo Frei Montalva House Museum and the National Museum of Natural History. [Read complete article]
The sash belonging to the former president (1964 – 1970) is currently taking part of the exhibition called ‘Símbolos de Honor. Bandas y condecoraciones’ (Markers of Honor. Sashes and awards) at Museo Histórico Nacional (National History Museum). The said exhibition is available to the public from November 2011 to March 2012. Address: 951 Plaza de Armas. [Read complete article]
How was the first space adventure undertaken? What are the lunar rocks made of? What are the last pictures revealed by NASA? All these questions will be part of the contents of ‘Viajando a la Luna’ (Traveling to the Moon), an dynamic workshop. This activity will take place at the Museo Nacional Aeronáutico y del Espacio (National Aeronautics And Space Museum) on Saturday, January 28th, from 11:00 to 13:00 hrs. 5000 Pedro Aguirre Cerda Avenue, Cerrillos. Free entrance. Registrations at email@example.com / Limited spaces. [Read complete article]
Casa Museo Eduardo Frei Montalva invites senior citizens to the first Chilean museum dedicated to a former President. The Museum has maintained its original furniture and its 1960 decoration. This cultural experience will stimulate memories of our recent past through a portrait of 1960’s family life. [Read complete article]
In addition to wishing you a Merry Christmas and best wishes for 2012, we hereby inform you –on account of the end-of-year celebrations– that Eduardo Frei Montalva House Museum will open: Friday December 30th from 10:00 am to 01:30 pm. Moreover, it will be closed: Saturday 30th, Sunday 31st, and Monday January 1st. [Read complete article]