Chilean National History Museum

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The museum is housed in the Palacio de la Real Audiencia de Santiago

The Chilean National History Museum (Spanish: Museo Histórico Nacional or MHN) is located in the Palacio de la Real Audiencia de Santiago in Santiago, Chile in Plaza de Armas. The institution was founded on May 2, 1911,[1] and consists of the former palace's old rooms used as exhibition spaces. The collection consists of everyday life objects from Chile such as women's clothing, sewing machines, furniture, and other decorative and functional pieces.[2]


  1. ^ The English Visitor's Guide
  2. ^ Andrew Benson; Melissa Graham (3 August 2009). The Rough Guide to Chile. Penguin. p. 90. ISBN 978-1-4053-8381-3. Retrieved 10 December 2011. 

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Coordinates: 33°26′13″S 70°39′02″W / 33.43700°S 70.65061°W / -33.43700; -70.65061