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Saltpetre Museum Corporation

Humberstone and Santa Laura Saltpeter Works2005

UNESCO World Heritage

UNESCO World Heritage

The Saltpetre Museum Corporation, a non-profit private institution shaped by the offices’ former inhabitants and their descendants, is the site manager. Founded in 1997 with the purpose of recovering Humberstone and Santa Laura’s cultural heritage, it works in coordination with the Ministry of Culture, Arts and Heritage and UNESCO to protect, restore and administrate these Saltpetre Works. In 2002, the Corporation acquired the land occupied by Humberstone and Santa Laura.

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  • Title: Saltpetre Museum Corporation
  • Creator: Humberstone and Santa Laura Saltpeter Works
  • Date Created: 2005
  • Location Created: Chile
  • Rights: Jorge López, SNPC
  • Location: Chile
  • Inscription Criteria: Criteria: (ii)(iii)(iv)
  • Date of Inscription: 2005
  • Category of Site: List of World Heritage in Danger

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