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One of Peru’s finest small museums houses mummies, deformed skulls, fossils, ceramics, textiles and artifacts from the Inca and other significant civilizations.
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Prolg. Ayabaca 8 block s/n San Isidro | A Una Cuadra de Plaza Vea y Cines Uvk, frente a Oltursa, Ica 11000, Peru
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+51 56 234383
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The museum has very impressive and interesting artifacts, mummies, ceramics, textiles etc. You see and learn stuff. Unfortunately most of the information was in spanish! I would prefer a more international approach for visitors coming from far away. They should have information in english too....More

Thank Coco V
Reviewed May 17, 2018 via mobile

The museum is amazing, has relics from several ages, mummies and skeletons. The cranial deformation is impressive. Is a small museum, but worth the visit. If you like history, you must go. The ticket is cheap, only 7,50 soles. They don't let take pictures to...More

Thank Larissa L
Reviewed February 24, 2018

In the beginning, I thought it would be a waste of time to go to this museum but I'm glad I did. There was so much information that I learned with the group. You will absolutely love learning about the ways the pumping systems work...More

2  Thank jlrodriguez132
Reviewed February 4, 2018

Well organized and chronologically coherent, this small museum has some real treasures from the pre-Inca cultures that dominated the area.

Thank tsmada
Reviewed January 13, 2018

The highlight of that tour was the diorama of the Nazca Lines. There are also huacos and relics of ancient pre-inca cultures. A definite must!

Thank Jacqueline R
Reviewed December 9, 2017 via mobile

This was well worth doing. More than other museums it shows the technology of the Paracus culture (most sophisticated) to Nazca to Inca (least sophisticated).

1  Thank Jwvv
Reviewed August 29, 2017

It's a small museum but it has a great collection of mummies from pre-Inca era. It also has come pottery and wovens. Over all, interesting..... but in a very small scale.

Thank Mel9616
Reviewed July 17, 2017

Small but interesting museum in Ica town. Great pottery collection and don't miss the room with the mummies!

Thank DW123418
Reviewed April 13, 2017

We visited on a Wednesday afternoon and were very impressed by all the artifacts from the Pre-Incan civilization. I'd say what impressed me the most about this museum was how preserved many of the artifacts are! The Nazca Lines display in the back of the...More

1  Thank Kurt J
Reviewed March 11, 2017

Was impressed with the quality here, good museum that goes through many of the eras from pre-Inkan through to the end of the Inka reign, artifacts are presented nicely and there is a good amount to see. We spent about 1.5 hrs here.

3  Thank jchiuPVL
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