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

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

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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Volendam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

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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Milan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

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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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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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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Vancouver, Canada
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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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Puerto Iguazu, Argentina
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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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Auckland, New Zealand
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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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Biel, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Very good and interesting information about the Incan culture in the andean mountains and in northern argentina.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

very nice but it looks a bit second to the one in Arequipa Peru, but it's always very fascinating to see the strange destiny of this girl some 500 years later...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

The museum holds the three (children) mummies found in the top of the Llullaillaco volcano, and explains very well the setting and history around. Mummies are shown only one at a time for conservation purposes, so you'll only one on your visit. Anyway, the museum is very well set up and the regional government deserves being congratulated for it.

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Address: 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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