historical museum Mejillones

The municipal Mejillones museum is located in a historic conservation building. Originally built as a customs service in 1909.

All Oregon Pine construction. In 1997 it was opened as a museum housing the history of mussels.

Input value

Free entry

Hours of operation

10:00 – 17:00

Closing dates

January 1 –  may 1 –September 18 y 19  December 25

Contact information


Francisco Antonio PInto #110, Mejillones



Other attractions

Train station

Year of construction: 1906. The installation of the railway company constitutes the most relevant historical milestone related to the founding of the town and port of Mejillones.

Port captaincy

Building built in 1910, always considered for maritime work, being called from its origin as Port Captain assigned in block 19 of the original lot of the project of the ...