Palacio Cousino and its collection

Palacio Cousino

The Cousiño Palace, located in Santiago, Chile, is a grand residential palace that spans an impressive 3,500 square meters. The palace is spread over two floors and features 12 distinct rooms, each with its own unique charm and character. This architectural marvel offers a glimpse into the opulent lifestyle of the Cousiño-Goyenechea family, one of the wealthiest families in Santiago during the late 19th century.

Innovative Features of the Cousiño Palace

The Cousiño Palace is notable for being the first property in South America to have an electric generator, a feature that was quite revolutionary at the time. The palace also boasted a simultaneous hot and cold water heating system, another testament to the advanced lifestyle enjoyed by the Cousiño-Goyenechea family. One of the palace's most striking features is a half-ton tear lamp that graces the central hall, adding to the overall grandeur of the place.

Cousiño Palace as a Museum and National Monument

In 1977, the Cousiño Palace was opened to the public as a museum, allowing visitors to explore its grand interiors and learn about its rich history. In recognition of its cultural and historical significance, the palace was declared a National Monument in 1981. Today, it continues to attract tourists with its stunning architecture and fascinating history.

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ESPalacio Cousiño

Palacio Cousino
Dieciocho 438
8330526 Santiago

Visitor information Palacio Cousino

Opening hours

Monday Closed
9:30 – 17:00
9:30 – 17:00
9:30 – 17:00
9:30 – 17:00
10:00 – 13:00
Sunday Closed


Neighbors with Barrio Santiago Club Card: Exempt
Chileans and resident foreigners: $3,000
Chilean Elderly: $1,000
Chilean student and resident foreign student: $1,000 Foreign
student: $3,000
Foreigner: $4,000
Boys and girls up to 10 years old: Exempt
Delegation of municipal schools in the commune of Santiago: Exempt
Delegation of municipal schools other communes and subsidized, value per student: $500
Delegation of private schools, value per student: $1,000
Accompanying teacher: Exempt


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Location & Map

Dieciocho 438, Santiago

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