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MAAM - Museo de Arqueologia de Alta Montana de Salta

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Address: Mitre 77, Salta 4400, Argentina
Phone Number: 54 387 437 0499
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Amazing mummies

The mummies are incredible, a real spine tingling hair on the back of the neck event. If you only see one thing in Salta it has to be the mummies

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

The mummies are incredible, a real spine tingling hair on the back of the neck event. If you only see one thing in Salta it has to be the mummies

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

The museum is the perfect length to give you lots of info while keeping your interest. The story of the niños is truly incredible. A must see in salta.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

The museum looks bigger what it really is. It is very interesting. Have you ever heard about The Children of Vulcan Llullaillaco? It has those 3 mummies .

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

incredible experience. I had never seen something like that, would really recommend it and would go back if ever been to salta again

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Really interesting museum if you're interested in Inca culture. Although dont expect to see all the 3 mummies of the sacrificed children as they expose one at a time. Still worth visiting. It's definitely if one speaks spanish as not everything is translated to English.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

This small but well organized museum is entirely centered on the famous mummies of Inca children found on the top of a volcano at over 6000 meters. The opportunity of viewing the mummies is unique and well worth a stop in Salta solely for the purpose of viewing them. The visit takes about 1 hour beware of opening times, Monday... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

I went to this museum, and when I saw the two girls mommies I loved it and it is a must see if you come to visit Salta, they explained very well everything mainly in Spanish and the have some in English too.The preserved very well the mommies and they should be proud of it. They also have objects of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Short but good overview of Inca culture. Ceramics, textiles, and jewelry found with the children is well displayed and impressive. And nothing quite prepares you for seeing one of the frozen children.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Good opportunity to understand a little about the culture of the Incas, the conservation works are very impressive. the mummy of the child exposed when we visited the museum was shocking for us.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Very interesting museum that tells the story of three buried Inca children. Well laid out, most of the signage also in English. Felt that this could be a side exhibit to a larger museum telling you more about Salta and the surrounding region.

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Address: Mitre 77, Salta 4400, Argentina
Phone Number: 54 387 437 0499
Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Northern Argentina  >  Province of Salta  >  Salta

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