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Pre-Columbian Art Museum

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The Museum of Pre-Columbian Art - MAP Cusco is an experience that allows you to discover the mystical art of ancient Peru. It houses and exhibits admirable objects for its history and aesthetics, created by women and men of the Andes, more than...more
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Plaza de las Nazarenas 231, Cusco 08000, Peru
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Reviewed yesterday

we visited this museum, its a neat little museum that displays ancient incan and pre-incan artifacts.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank hetal p
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The selection is absolutely fantastic, the part exhibited outstanding. I loved to walk around and to select the right object for good fotos. whether it is ceramic, wooden objects or golden ones evry piece is worth seeing it.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Werner W
MAPCusco, Gerente at Pre-Columbian Art Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago
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Muchas gracias por tus comentarios y por compartir tu experiencia MAP Cusco con nosotros.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Definitely worth a visit. Masterfully exhibited artifacts from different cultures that lived all over Peru.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank periplanomeni
MAPCusco, Gerente at Pre-Columbian Art Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago
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¡Gracias por tu comentario!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very nice museum to learn more about the culture and history of the Inca culture in Peru. Very fine exhibits explaining how the area evolved before the large Inka empire was created leading to the building of Machu Picchu. Artifacts on display...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Vkaser
MAPCusco, Gerente at Pre-Columbian Art Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago
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Gracias Vkaser por tu comentario. ¡Saludos!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you would like to see samples in Gold and silver of old andean people, go right here, this is one of the best museum from Cusco.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank matthew c
MAPCusco, Gerente at Pre-Columbian Art Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

¡Gracias Matthew!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum filled in a number of gaps in my knowledge. Audio guides would be a great addition for non-Spanish speakers.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tammy J
MAPCusco, Gerente at Pre-Columbian Art Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago
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Estimado Tammy: gracias por tu comentario. Lamentamos que no hayas podido disfrutar de nuestras audioguias en castellano, inglés o francés!

Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

Artifacts and art with detailed explanations...located above the Playa Armas in a lovely artsy neighborhood-SAN BLAS...fab shops and restaurants in CUSCO.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank carolehanaway
Reviewed 6 October 2018

We went to the Museo de Arte Precolombino one afternoon. The displays are so gorgeous I had to take photos. Every room is lovingly lit and diplayed.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank zarknyc
Reviewed 4 October 2018

Our tour operator had pre-arranged some guided tours in Cusco and therefore we had a multi entry ticket for many of the museums in Cusco and the Sacred Valley. This was one of them so when we had some down time we went here for...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Boho1979
Reviewed 1 October 2018

amazing museum to get to know the pre Colombian culture, and all the art and works done during centuries and centuries of development. it sits in a house from the spaniards time.

Date of experience: September 2018
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typhoeus07
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Response from Bill K | Reviewed this property |
About an hour or so. The gift shop had the best textiles we saw in Peru.
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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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