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Pre-Columbian Art Museum

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Plaza de las Nazarenas 231, Cusco 08000, Peru
+51 84 595092
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All reviews each piece on display beautiful pieces museo larco in lima small collection excellent collection worth a visit wood carvings peruvian history two hours pottery exhibits silver civilizations captions interpretation galleries
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

1  Thank zarknyc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Boho1979
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

1  Thank David V
Reviewed 18 July 2018

I suggest making this one of the first places you visit in Cusco to give a background for your visit. My wife and I visited the first thing in the morning and the staff was welcoming and helpful. We enjoyed the various displays of objects....More

1  Thank PRZFRED
Reviewed 13 July 2018

I visited here the day I arrived in Cuzco and I am so glad I did. This museum gave me so much background information for my trip in and around Cuzco. I highly recommend a trip to this museum, especially if you are in Cuzco...More

1  Thank mattsampson93
Reviewed 11 July 2018

Another ex-colonial mansion being used to house a museum. Free to get in. Better organised & presented than some other museums I visited. Some rooms/ galleries a little dim. Information boards & leaflets good and in English translation. The inner courtysard houses what looks like...More

1  Thank Andy F
Reviewed 27 June 2018

This museum is full of information about the pre-inca and inca cultures. If you want to get some sense about the history of peru before the arrival of the spanish, you sould go there.

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Reviewed 18 June 2018

We came in the evening to enjoy a good meal. We had been given choices in advance for the menu so serving went fairly quick. Our meal was very good and then we took the museum tour with mostly pre-Inca artifacts. Very informative although I...More

Thank Michael L
Reviewed 17 June 2018

We came to visit this museum, anticipating to find multiple interesting artifacts, however the 2-nd floor was closed for the maintenance, and we went to see the exhibits on the first floor. Disappointed that the maintenance was not advertised (we were told it would take...More

Thank Joseph K
Reviewed 6 June 2018

My girl friends and I went to this place before going to Machu Picchu. And we're glad we did since we learning a LOT about the background of the many sites/temples/buildings that we visited. While there was some construction going on (and so a few...More

1  Thank theresaraybrooks
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21 June 2018|
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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.
17 May 2016|
Response from steven g | Reviewed this property |
not expensive
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Response from Costaadventures | Reviewed this property |
I saw elongated skulls at the National Museum of Anthropology in Lima.