GUSTAVO LE PAIGE MUSEUM
Know Gustavo Le Paige MuseumGustavo Le Paige Museum is a great place to see how the Atacameña culture developed in the area. With more than 450.000 archaeological records and 100 etnographic vestiges, the museum shows the evolution of a culture that existed 15 thousand years b.C, through a display of ceramics, tools, knitting, drugs, metals, and other materials. The tourists can visit the museum from Monday to Sunday.
Attractions: Archaeological and anthropological interest zone.
How to get there: Anywhere-Calama: Airway.
Santiago-Antofagasta: Airway and land route, by Panamericana 5 North.
Antofagasta-Calama: Land route, by Route 25 CH. Airway.
Calama-San Pedro de Atacama: Land route, by Route CH-23. Public and private transportation.
When to go: All year long.
Weather: Desert weather. The temperature oscillates between day and night time, and the summer rain is more frequent with a high media of 3 milimeters. The high media temperature is 24,5ºC and the lowest is 17,1ºC.
Services: Housing, food, transportation, outdoor activities, handmade crafts.
Surroundings: Tulor town, Puritana springs, Cordillera of the Salt, Chaxa Lagoon, Tara Lagoon, Miscanti and Miñiques, Peine, Quitor Pukara, Jere Stream, Los Flamencos National Reserve, Atacama Salar, San Pedro de Atacama, Socaire, Toconao, Moon Valley, Licancabur Volcano.
The entrance is $2000 Chilean pesos –adults- and $1000 Chilean pesos for kids and students (national and foreing tourists).