When you enter in the foundation’s garden, some sculptures receive you and wish you Welcome in the first Rapanui Human Memory Museum in the XX century.
Take time to recreate with emotion and poetry the reality of one among the last traditional islanders, a Miru Nui Nui royal tribe’s descendant whose name is : Tadeo Teao Hereveri. “TEAO “means light and power.
We shall be conscientious with photos, art and documents about his Polynesian origin across the Pacific Ocean with his genealogy presented for first time to the public, his birth in the leprosy, his hard childhood; he was a multi-faceted man with knowledge in agriculture( recreating a little rocky garden with plants of taro, sweet potatoes inside this building), in fishing passionate for horses , all with the constant effort to bring a better life, the capacity in carving and music.
In his maturity with Lili, French woman honored with French Academic Palms, he had happy days. You can appreciate the history of the house’s construction beginning leaving in a camping tent and a little wood construction and after a nice house planting trees, flowers in this place. He had a primed touristic enterprise and they could travel around the world being the first Rapanui to visit Tibet and Falkland islands.
Good carver in bones, stone and wood. Local artists helped this museum with some sculptures.
The visit ends in the spirituality in relation with his sudden death diving and fishing in the ocean. This man born in the water of maternal uterus had dying sigh in marine waves.
on Monday 18h00 to 20h00
on Wednesday 9h30 to 12h00
on Friday 18h00 to 20h00
During the visit you can read a text in English for more explanations.
PRICES: minimum 2 persons: 4.000 pesos each
3 persons and more: 3.000 pesos each
On side the museum, we sell books , exclusive post cards, collection , posters and exclusive art.