Wednesday, March 29, 2023

2023 MNHN training offers

The MNHN Education Area invites you to join the activities that schools and embassies have prepared for you this year.

For this 2023, our Education Area makes available to schools, embassies and groups that visit us, an interesting offer of activities. These consist of introductory lectures, with topics related to the Natural Sciences and the Social Sciences. The duration of the interviews is 15 to 20 minutes, after which the group is free to visit the museum.

Ambassadors can choose between these two categories:

History and social sciences



I started with basic education


Secondary Education

Nomadic or mobile?

The diversity of human indigenous peoples in Chile and its main characteristics.

The manners of life in the economy and the composition of forms. Nations today.

chinchorro culture

Characteristics of chinchorro culture and its mummification system.

The historical period of Chinchorro culture, way of life, belief and hypothesis of the development of artificial mummification.

Who are you, Grete Mostny?

A story about the life of an archaeologist in the country’s first story.

The importance of the figure of Grete Mostny for the history of museum and national archaeology.

Museum history

The foundation of the Claudius Gay museum, its main collections and the history of the whale.

The foundation of the MNHN in the context of the creation of the Nation-State and the employment of scientific figures such as Claudius Gay.

Schedule here for introductory talks on History and Social Science:

Biology and Natural Sciences



I started with basic education


Secondary Education

Vertebrates and Invertebrates

The main development of the characteristic features of the Chilian species.

Organismal diversity and the concept of a common ancestor in multicellular organisms (animals).

Cetaceans, from land to sea

General characteristics of cetaceans and their conservation

Developmental history, taxonomy and general characteristics.

What are arthropods?

General characteristics and their classification.

The success and history of the development and recognition of the species of Chile with an emphasis on insects.

Were there dinosaurs in Chile?

The phenomenon of extinction and recognition of the Chilean species.

Stratigraphic scale, extinctions, dinosaur group synthesis and species recognition in Chile.

Schedule here for introductory talks on Biology and Natural Science:

For inquiries and more information, you can call this phone number: +56 229979229

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