We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers: Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
I had heard of the museo and it's mummies and wasn't too keen but had time in Santa Elena and decided to go.
The entry fee is a pittance and worth it. More than mummies it has some good information on the farming and uses...More
For 10 pesos each, it was a nice way to spend some time. There were good photographs of many local ruins. It was somber to view the mummies, especially of the children. We also explored the attached church. I'm not sure it was allowed, but...More
3 stars is maybe a little mean - anyone with half an hour to spare in Santa Elena should have a look at this rather interesting little museum, which is really an attempt to show the continuity over the ages in certain local customs, especially...More
A large impressive old style Spanish Church overshadows the adjoining buildings where the mummies reside. The museum is small and simple. All verbage is in Spanish and there is not a lot to see other than 4 mummies that were recovered from the floor of...More