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Museo Arqueologico de la Universidad

Calle Jordan E- 199 (esquina Nataniel Aguirre), Cochabamba 992 , Bolivia
4 25 00 10
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Ranked #7 of 17 attractions in Cochabamba
Type: Natural History Museums
Description: Bolivia’s history comes alive in this collection of maps, household items, tools and especially mummies and fossils.
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English first
Utrecht, The Netherlands
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39 reviews 39 reviews
19 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

Simple but nice and informative. old school almost, but worth a visit. Intriguing collection of mummies

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

I had Little time to visit it but I found so important information in a short time. There are impressive mummies, the kind that you cannot see in other countries..... If you are interested in Archeology you cannot skip to go to Cochabamba to see this museum.

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Detroit, Michigan
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

This museum was very well laid out from dinosaur bones to more recent times. The guide spoke broken English with a heavy accent, but we could understand almost everything. He was super knowledgeable about all aspects of the displays which were very well organized. Several actual mummies were preserved and on display including details on how and why they were... More

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Tampa, Florida
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54 reviews 54 reviews
17 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

To me, the most impressive archeological collection in Bolivia. Everything from millions of years ago to the Conquista. Fossils, mammoth bones, potteries from the various periods of Bolivian history, mummies, etc. Set in an old university building with squeaky wooden floors, which ads to the charm. If you speak Spanish, ask for Rene as a guide, he is wonderful. There... More

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