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This was not a part of our original plan of things to do in the Sacred Valley. We learned about this from a Canadian who lives in Ollantaytambo. She directed us to this little museum and we are glad that we listened to her. Our...More
Went here as it was a wet day, and had a fun hour! Max would be 1.5 hours. Admission is s/35, or 20 for kids.
The name is a misnomer as it takes you through 8 different periods, of which the Incas are the last....More
Perú is, specially when staying in the Cuzco area, the home base of the Incas. But the Inkas are just the peak of an iceberg when it comes to all peruvian cultures before the Spanish conquered the region. The many pre Inka cultures (Paracas, Chavin,...More
We had used a driver to have a personal tour around some of the most famous sites in Urubamba and he recommended stopping here on our way back. It doesn't look like much from the outside but inside it's quite fabulous! There are many different...More
Fantastic museum. We hadn't heard of it, but did a tour of the Sacred Valley by taxi and our driver suggested it - well worth while. There are 2 rooms for each culture, one with artefacts and one with life-size tableaus. The ceramics are outstanding,...More
This is a small museum, and you can pretty much see everything in less than one hour. The displays are very life-like and take you through 6 pre-Incan civilizations before getting to the Incans. Very interesting stuff. We hired a guide through the museum for...More
Spent a rainy morning in Colca at this very informative museum that depicts 12,000 years of mainly Pre-Incan history. As we walked through we came to several fascinating and visually appealing life sized dioramas depicting the life of the past civilizations.
This museum is fabulous! Each Pre-Columbian culture has 2 rooms: one with educational information and artifacts and the other with a life size diorama. Everything was so well done, and we learned so much. The dioramas are truly amazing. It is no exaggeration to say...More
The museum has different exhibitions showing different cultures that compose the history of Peru. Not only are things very well explained, but the graphic representations at the end of each room were amazing. It is definitely and underrated attraction that is a must see for...More