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Yes , this museum location now closed. Collection (which is amazing) has been moved go a new location, in town of Moche municipal building. Did not make it there, but poster at Huaca de la Luna had info (see photo).
We went there just by walking from the main square. It was not that easy to find, because from outside is very simple, you can even think that there is not a museum in there! We knock the door and a very gentle guy invited...More
It was closed for a long time since I was last there in 2009. Now it is open again and recently I had a private visit with a friend of the famiy Casinelli. There seems to be an inner battle going on as what to...More
We loved the pieces of art from the antiquities, and our guide's educational commentary, but the collection clearly desires a better facility, and curating. One small room filled with an abundance of ceramics, and a bit of worked metals.
I came here first in 2004 and met Mr Cassinelli himself (he died in 2012, apparently) who was a charming and utterly repentant old rogue. He used to run fuel stations, and it was from this that his money came. His collection is about 7000...More
It is in a dusty basement. Senor Casenelli gave us a tour himself. It is his private collection. Some vessels are faces of Africans which makes one wonder if Africans once walk the continest of South America.