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Bruning Archaeological Museum

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Address: Av. Huamachuco, 7, Lambayeque, Peru
Phone Number: +51(74) 28-2110
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After seeing the Lord of Sipan museum, I assumed that this would be a let down. I was pleasantly surprised though. They have 4 levels of artifacts with plenty of gold in the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 6, 2015
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Saint Charles, Missouri
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Saint Charles, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

After seeing the Lord of Sipan museum, I assumed that this would be a let down. I was pleasantly surprised though. They have 4 levels of artifacts with plenty of gold in the basement. Shows the diversity of artifacts from the area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014 via mobile

Found this museum quaint, fascinating, and extremely interesting. I love that you can take photos. I would say it's a don't miss!

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Cusco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

if you are thinking to know more about the culture of peru, i sugget to visit this museum becuase here are the best collection of the lord of sipan, made in gold , silver, precius stone.

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Somewhat dwarfed by the museo nacional de los tombes reales de Sipan, a short walk or motocar trip from this museum, it displays similar, but somewhat less spectacular, finds. Advantage is that here you are allowed to take pictures. Still, some amazing copper-gold objects are on display, and the museum is well worth a visit.

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Lima
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

If you hire a guide for this museum you will get so much more out of it. Our guide spent at least 2 hours with us going from floor to floor and answered all of our questions very thoroughly. We had visited many archelogical sites prior to this in both Trujillo and Chiclayo so we had an idea of the... More 

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Wales
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014 via mobile

Interesting and you can take photos, but not as good Royal Tombs of Sipan Museum. Still worth a visit though.

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Le françois,martinique
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

A private museum. There is museum in peru where you can see piece " found by private people" in there garden"whether they are working like official state archaeologist or that they buy at people "working in their garden ". A way to preserve exportation as i think. The owner of this museum have done a lot to preserve in peru... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

S8 entrance. Can take in cameras. Lots of information and much bigger than it seems at first (there are several floors). Some impressive displays of gold and ceramics and a few mummies. This was a good museum but the Museum of the Royal Tombs is much better and just down the road. Personally I wouldn't do both, I'd just go... More 

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Vancouver, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013

This is a great small museum filled with the most incredible pottery...maybe the best in the world. The pottery is so wonderfully artistic that we were stunned!

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Saint John, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2013

While not as showy as the Royal Tombs, this little gem is worth a look if you are interested in the area. Burning was one of the earliest excavators (as opposed to looters) and the displays are largely his discoveries. It's a good story and the artifacts are always interesting.

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Address: Av. Huamachuco, 7, Lambayeque, Peru
Phone Number: +51(74) 28-2110
Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Lambayeque Region  >  Lambayeque

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