The Museum Houses of Pablo Neruda

The poet Pablo Neruda is one of the most famous Chileans in the world. For those who want to explore and learn more about his life and history, a visit to his three “House Museums” is an activity not to be missed in Chile.

La Chascona

Located in Santiago in the Bellavista neighborhood at the foot of San Cristobal hill. This house was built for Matilde Urrutia his secret love at the time. The name “La Chascona” refers to the nickname he gave to her.

La Sebastiana

This house is located in Valparaiso. Neruda named it “La Sebastiana” in honor of its first owner and builder, Sebastián Collado. Collections of old maps and other relics of the port are kept in this property that resembles a ship in the middle of the city.

Isla Negra

This house museum, located in the village of the same name, stands out for its collection of objects and sculptures and its evocative landscape, next to the sea.