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Museo Carlos Dreyer

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The only thing to visit in Puno

When you go to Puno it’s to go to lake Titicaca Nevertheless this small museum deserves a visit for... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2018
Paris, France
via mobile
interesting place!

it´s a hidden place but it worths the visit. It has a nice collection, that covers many periods of... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2018
Julieta d
Brasilia, DF
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All reviews small museum nice collection local museum on display the main square lake titicaca mummies paintings exhibits pottery leaflet peru incas
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Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

When you go to Puno it’s to go to lake Titicaca Nevertheless this small museum deserves a visit for its mummies and paintings

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Reviewed 2 August 2018

it´s a hidden place but it worths the visit. It has a nice collection, that covers many periods of Peruvian history. And it´s nice to know abou Carlos Dreyer. The staff is very gentle.

Thank Julieta d
Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

Some of the museum is old pottery and stones similar to other places you can go to throughout Peru but in this little museum there is an abundance of old photographs, from 1920’s on. There is also a room on Sillustani with three mummies and...More

Thank Jannie N
Reviewed 3 June 2018

A lovely quiet, small museum centrally located near the main square. Very friendly staff. We were given a small pamphlet to assist us and many of the exhibits have descriptions in English too.

Thank Bre112
Reviewed 27 April 2018

The other reviews are right--this place is definitely hard to find! But definitely worth visiting. If you're interested in the history of the time pre-Spanish invasion (as well as Carlos Dreyer), this is a good place to go. The mummies were really cool. My brothers...More

Thank timothyfosterhome
Reviewed 2 October 2017

For some reason nobody suggests you to go here and even a policewoman two blocks away from it couldn't give me directions to find it. It's a small museum with a very nice collection,even mummies from Sillustani.

1  Thank Felipe S
Reviewed 2 August 2017

We went here randomly while in Puno and are happy we did. It's a very local museum, with information on Carlos Dreyer, but mostly lots of local history, dating back to centuries before the Spanish invaded. There are mummies, lots of artifacts from the Incas...More

Thank Jean V
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Museo Municipal Carlos Dreyer was a delightful find in Puno. The museum is small and will,only take an hour or so to visit, but it is full of wonderful history, from archeological finds to textiles, and event art. We really enjoyed our visit here.

1  Thank ofdaleys
Reviewed 20 June 2017

With an excellent guide leaflet in English it was easy to be enthralled by the story of Carlos Dreyer and enjoy the artefacts on display. Worth a visit.

Thank Linda P
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Very well presented, not huge, but lots of pottery, gold & silver items, and textiles. Plus the paintings of German exile Carlos Dreyer who lived in the Andes for 50 years. Pre-Columbian and Colonial - it's all here. Plus the Mummies - take your time...More

Thank John L
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