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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

I spent an afternoon walking through this museum to see all of the pre-inca artifacts and more about the Inca civilization. They had some very nice pieces in the museum and you can learn a lot about the people. Worth the time to visit!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Traveling_man58
Reviewed 3 days ago

MAP (Museum of Arte Pre-Columbian Art) is a small museum that houses works of high aesthetic representing 3000 years of Andean art. You can visit either for the wonderful visual displays or for the history they reveal. A good audiovisual program at the entrance provides...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

unbelievable collections, worth seeing entirely. Quiet decor and art pieces are well show cased, one can take pictures, no flash.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Clement R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Of all the archeological museums in Cusco, this definitely is my favourite. Exhibits are organized by culture, and many different Peruvian cultures (Nasca, Viru, Moche, many others) are represented. There's pottery, metal artefacts, wood. There are separate rooms with shells, metal, and wood things. After...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank RHAHJ
MAPCusco, Gerente at Pre-Columbian Art Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago
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Muchas gracias por tu comentario, esperamos que vuelvas pronto. ¡Saludos!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing museum, too much history. Perfect audio guide, and it is so cheap... I strongly recommend it

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank xaferima
MAPCusco, Gerente at Pre-Columbian Art Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago
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Estimada viajera: nos alegra que te haya gustado la experiencia MAP Cusco. ¡Gracias por compartir! Saludos

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's an incredible collection that is beautifully laid out with excellent commentary in both Spanish and English. A must!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ripwalk
MAPCusco, Gerente at Pre-Columbian Art Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago
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¡Gracias por tu visita!

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Very well preserved and curated pre-columbian culture museum. Very happy to find it closes late and that is affordable. We got surprised with the great quality of the local arts and crafts from the Inca region. Would have bought something if they had more diverse...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank angnanez
MAPCusco, Gerente at Pre-Columbian Art Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago
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Estimada Angelica: Gracias por compartir tu experiencia. Efectivamente, atendemos todos los días desde las 8:00 a.m. hasta las 10:00 p.m....More

Reviewed 11 December 2018

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
MAPCusco, Gerente at Pre-Columbian Art Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago
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Estimado viajero: gracias por tu comentario. Nos alegra que hayas disfrutado de la experiencia MAP Cusco de esta manera. Saludos!

Reviewed 16 November 2018

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
1  Thank Werner W
MAPCusco, Gerente at Pre-Columbian Art Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2018
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Muchas gracias por tus comentarios y por compartir tu experiencia MAP Cusco con nosotros.

Reviewed 14 November 2018

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 15 November 2018
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¡Gracias por tu comentario!

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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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