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Casa-Museo Mari Reiche

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Address: Caserio la Pascana, Carretera Panamericana Sur Km 420 | San Pablo, Nazca, Peru
Phone Number:
034/234-383, 034/522-428

Get a hearty dose of Peru’s history and archaeology at this excellent...

Get a hearty dose of Peru’s history and archaeology at this excellent museum that houses textiles, ceramics, mummies and artwork. The museum was named for the woman famous for studying the mysterious Nasca Lines of Peru.

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Maria's Home

This very small attraction was worth the stop. Shows her humble dwelling, a small museum and her grave site. She was such an important figure in the area I felt compelled to go... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2016
Tucson, Arizona
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Winchester, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Very small museum, nice pottery, but a lesser selection of what was in other museums, in my opinion was not really worth the few minutes to walk through it, go somewhere else

Thank matt h
Tom Price, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2017

not much to see here unless u r a great fan of maria's works. i would have rather spent the time n moeny to get here to go to the nazca towers which i missed out on

Thank naeus444
Billericay, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Oscar is a very knowledgeable man who provided a fantastic guided trip to this museum. This was not something that I paid for or arranged. Oscar simply added this as it was next to the Nazca tower. Thanks Oscar. I recommend Great Nazca Tours 100%.

Thank CubaJD
Tucson, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 November 2016

This very small attraction was worth the stop. Shows her humble dwelling, a small museum and her grave site. She was such an important figure in the area I felt compelled to go and am glad I did.

Thank kcroaming
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

The Museum is an interesting dedication to Maria Reiche, her life and her works. Very interesting and informative, even without a guide since all the information are provided in English as well as Spanish. 5 sol entry fee well spent!

Thank Immerenga
Oud-Zuilen, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Maria Reiche was a German mathematician who studied the Nasca lines and drawings for many years. In this small museum you'll get some background information on her life and work.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 239 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

We met Ms. Reiche a number of years ago when we first went to Nazca. An impressive person. Museum tells her story and the story (or a story) of the lines.

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Torrance, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2016

I tried to visit there on monday morning but sadly it was closed. It is kind of far away from city center. Also be aware of street dogs in nasca. they are fierce.

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Reviewed 21 April 2016

First of all, this and the entry for Museo Lineas de Nasca Centro Maria Reiche need to be merged as they are the same place. This was a good little museum, not hard to find and easily reached by bus (Soyuz or another big bus company will probably be better than the little vans - we tried a van first... More 

Thank Lizara K
Porto Velho, RO
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Reviewed 30 November 2015

the museum is the actual house where maria reich lived and worked. The you will see her old kombi as well as all her belongings, photos, hats, her bedroom and all the papers where she reproduced the Nasca lines. You also will see a mummy, a tatooed mummy, one of the few in Perú.

Thank sandroyuri

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