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Museo de Leimebamba

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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Av. Austria s/n, San Miguel, Leymebamba, Peru
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All reviews small museum great museum across the road set in beautiful gardens hummingbirds mummies laguna mototaxi culture region sites burial peru chachapoyas soles visitors
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Would highly recommend this place which is a 2 hour drive from chachapoyas. You can get collectivo for the Leymebamba from thr chachapoyas terminal. The entry ticket is 15 soles. The museum has a stunning collection of mummies - would highly recommend traveling with a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank udai113
Reviewed October 21, 2018

A well laid out museum. Enough artefacts to generate interest and avoid being overwhelmed. The pottery and mummies were amazing. A must on any trip to this area.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Milonga
Reviewed August 29, 2018

The museum is located a short drive from Leymebamba and is just across the road from Kentitambo B&B, where we stayed for three nights. It's incredible! The mummies and quipus (which were of specific interest to us) are amazing and everything is very well presented....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank HippoHol
Reviewed August 13, 2018

Having decided to visit the Cochapoyas region, starting from Jaen, we were pleased with our decision to make the extra effort to go down as far as Leimabamba. We booked into the unusual Rangra Wasi accommodation just a short distance from the Museum. (Amazing the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Louise C
Reviewed August 12, 2018

How this museum came to be is quite a story in itself. What it contains is very very special. If you have any interest in history or want to see some absolutely incredible archaeological pieces of local history ... you have to visit this place.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank b21b21
Reviewed April 1, 2018

After talking to a friend who visited this museum a few years ago, I wanted to visit. It was a wonderful decision! This museum has been upgraded since my friend's visit and is an excellent showcase of the Chachapoyas culture's history and the ongoing research...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Jan L
Reviewed March 8, 2018

I went up to the museum by mototaxi (5 soles) and the entrance fee was 15 soles. I like the building itself, I stayed there to have a cappuccino and I saw the typical hummingbird which you only see in this area with its red...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Maya_de_bij
Reviewed October 21, 2017

The Museo de Leimebamba completed our visit to the north of Peru perfectly. If you want to learn about the Chachapoyas culture, this is the place to go. Situated in a beautiful garden surrounding with Alpacas grasing in the yard, you can see original mummies...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Steffen K
Reviewed September 24, 2017

I was here recently and I learned so much. I has an awesome time. It is so good that this art has been saved and kept well. I learned so much and I am so happy I had the chancce to go. I reccomend this...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank micao55
Reviewed August 8, 2017

What a great museum. Small and easy to understand. It is very educational for all the family. It is better to start here so you can plan your visit to all the sites in the Chachapoyas area. Very proud to have this kind of museum...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Marianne B
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