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Pre-Columbian Art Museum

Plaza de las Nazarenas, Cusco, Peru
+51 84 233210
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Pre-Columbian Art Museum Tour with Dinner
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“on display” (16 reviews)
“each piece” (8 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Plaza de las Nazarenas, Cusco, Peru
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Reviewed 3 days ago

It took me two hours to see the entire museum, reading all the descriptions and seeing all the items...TWICE. If you're just passing by and taking a look at the most impressive items, it will take you no more than 30-45 minutes to check the...More

Thank SG_hiker
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I think the people writing these glowing reviews must have gone to a different museum. This museum has 12 rooms with just a handful of pieces in each room. I'd be surprised if it takes even the most avid art lover more than an hour....More

Thank Brad2221
Reviewed 5 days ago

it's like a smaller version of the larco museum in lima. excellent presentation and well-curated selection of truly wonderful and delightful pieces. there wasn't a single uninteresting object. the biggest problem - the utterly useless wall texts; they mainly consisted of inane, over-the-top praise instead...More

Thank miffyninja
Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum was awesome, it was so beautiful and well curated! All of the displays are original archaeological relics and the accompanying information was very interesting and informative (and decent English grammar, a rarity!). I personally thought that this gave us an incredible base of...More

Thank tabak0
Reviewed 1 week ago

The vast collection of artifacts shows wonderful connection with artistry from ages long past. The choice of handicrafts is excellent, beautiful and skillful work dominates. That we can take pictures, without a flash of course, is a plus. It's worth many hours.

Thank Helen C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a small museum with an amazing restaurant in the courtyard. It is in collaboration with the Museo Larco in Lima and the relationship is obvious. A nice capture of the history of the area

Thank Marisa B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The descriptions of the artifacts were "flowery" and much more like an art show than a museum. I was disappointed in this museum and I wouldn't have missed anything if I had not have visited it. The restaurant there, I am told, is quite nice...More

Thank paducah1983
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our tour guide, Edgar from Inkayni, provided a guided tour of this museum which was fascinating. After seeing the exhibits of show we then went onto to visit many of the sites in the museum.

Thank Daphne010
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

The building itself is beautiful and the artwork is very nicely displayed. There are captions to all the pieces in several languages though they are sometimes written in a pretentious fashion. This is an extension of the fantastic Larco Museum in Lima. Well worth a...More

Thank packedandready2go
Reviewed 7 August 2017

I thought all of their items were carefully displayed and shown in an order that made sense. There are English descriptions. The range and quality of the ceramic work on display was incredible.

Thank Jburd16
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Kotyna
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Response from steven g | Reviewed this property |
not expensive
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sleignnet
13 November 2015|
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Response from Costaadventures | Reviewed this property |
I saw elongated skulls at the National Museum of Anthropology in Lima.
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