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Not really a museum

It's a store masquerading as a museum, which seems to be a popular business tactic recently. Throw... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
planetjeffy
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Southern CA
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Best museum in cusco

The sign at the entrance on plaza Santa Domingo says "free entrance 3000 anos de historia". What... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
dkrandagm
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Uyuni, Bolivia
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Museo Quechua is a museum next door to the Famous Qorikancha temple that shows 3000 years of history and culture of the Quechua cultura, We are focused geographically on the Cusco Valley and its inhabitants that includes Inkas, pre-Inkas and present...more
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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Calle Zetas 109 | Junto al Templo Santo Domingo, Cusco 00518, Peru
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All reviews small museum free museum quechua language nice exhibition greater appreciation for sale local history interesting information worth a visit exhibits admission shop textiles purchase visita loom erika
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a store masquerading as a museum, which seems to be a popular business tactic recently. Throw in a couple very small exhibits and some new chotskies made to look old and quickly transition into sweaters, scarves and gifts. That said, it was an ok...More

Thank planetjeffy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The sign at the entrance on plaza Santa Domingo says "free entrance 3000 anos de historia". What have you got to loose, so we went in. What a surprise!! This private museo is well lit,beautiful displays of agriculture,weaving, textiles, carvings, and more. As you walk...More

Thank dkrandagm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing to see the culture and also it has a nice store for gifts, books and all related to the Quechua culture. I loved it and the guide was a local girl who knew everything,

Thank David V
Reviewed 6 September 2018

Quechua refers to the indigenous people of Peru and other South American countries and this charming museum showcases the life and history of the Quechua people and of Peru. We were guided through the museum by Erika. She was very friendly and pleasant and she...More

Thank xtn
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Very nice little museum with friendly guides. IF you have time to spare, please visit. Guide very knowledgeable about Quechua history.

Thank mierthiel
Reviewed 7 August 2018

This was a great museum to visit- mostly because the staff were very well -informed and took the time to share valuable and interesting information about the history of Quechua, and also it's relevance in the present-day. Un gran museo para visitar- los empleos era...More

Thank sukha9
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

This museum features a few vignettes of quecha life. It is really just a front for a shop at the end of the tour

Thank seattaxi
Reviewed 26 July 2018

Good place to go see expensive handicrafts all in one place nicely curated and presented. Visit if you have not much else to do.

Thank Calixto29556
Reviewed 19 July 2018

Small, modern museum highlighting Andean history and culture. Wonderful, succinct exhibit. Erika was our guide - she knew her history and proudly and comprehensively explained the displays. The museum is not far from the main square. Highly recommend.

Thank jandy930
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

Very nice small museum (free) with good and brief explanation whenever you want. Rodrigo is very modest and kind to explain whatever you ask for. Museum is private and ends in a shop. Without forcing clients to buy. There's also a small cafeteria.

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