Several museums protect and tell the history of the Araucanía. The pre-Columbian archeology, anthropology and Mapuche people legacy are the main themes treated by the existing collections. Others reveal the arrival of the Spanish and the colonization remains with its consequent influence and changes produced to native people. Likewise, the legacy of Nobel Prize for Literature, Pablo Neruda, is presented, in addition to showing the colonization that followed the Spanish one, such as the German from the second half of the XIX or the Italian at the beginning of XX century.
The most outstanding places in the area are the Museo regional de La Araucanía and Museo Nacional Ferroviario Pablo Neruda in Temuco, in additionto the Museo Dillman Bullock in the city of Angol.