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Museo de Colchagua
VI Region of Chile

El Museo de Colchagua es un museo chileno ubicado en la comuna de Santa Cruz, en la Región del Libertador Bernardo O'Higgins. Es una institución de carácter privado, administrado por la Fundación Cardoen, encabezada por el empresario chileno Carlos Cardoen.

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El Museo de Colchagua fue inaugurado por Carlos Cardoen el 20 de octubre de 1995, gracias a la recolección de diversos objetos históricos por parte del empresario en sus viajes fuera de Chile.

La casona que alberga al museo sufrió severos daños tras el terremoto del 27 de febrero de 2010, por lo que se mantuvo cerrado por ocho meses, para efectuar diversas tareas de reparación. Cerca del 60% de sus colecciones sufrieron daños, resultando completamente destruida la colección de arte precolombino.1 El museo fue reinaugurado el 2 de octubre de ese año, con la presencia del presidente Sebastián Piñera.

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