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Yucay Museo de Cultura Viva

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Wonderful Learning and Shopping experience!

We absolutely loved this free museum tour! Our guide was so passionate about the culture and making... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Candice M
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Schaumburg, Illinois
An insight into how the Inca fed, lived & clothed themselves

The Museum is located on a busy road, an hour from Cusco. There are demonstrations of how the Inca... read more

Reviewed May 30, 2019
RobatWynyard
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Billingham, United Kingdom
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Acco Acco Urubambilla s/n, Yucay 08665, Peru
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We absolutely loved this free museum tour! Our guide was so passionate about the culture and making sure we all we excited about it as well. The learnings on local customs and traditions along with the Chicha toast at the end was a really cool...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed May 30, 2019

The Museum is located on a busy road, an hour from Cusco. There are demonstrations of how the Inca dried food for use in drought & famine, dyed their clothes with plant based dye extracts & their horticulture system, although not enough attention is given...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 9, 2019

The trouble with tours is their need to fill time. Our visit here was interesting in learning about the Andean traditions but not such that you would go out of your way to visit. As we found throughout our travels the people are always friendly.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed January 20, 2019

Very interesting collection of exhibits spanning several native groups and periods. The dioramas are very striking and artfully dine.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 11, 2018

Came across this small museum of living crafts by accident. It was very welcoming and we were given a personalised tour of the various arts and crafts

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 22, 2018

Well organized living cultural museum. Newly opened. A real asset to the Sacred Valley area. Expert demonstration of local crafts.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed April 27, 2018

Gave a very personal tour with excellent overview of Inca culture and history. Art, lifestyle, weaving, agriculture, jewelry making, ...fascinating and very well done.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed December 17, 2017

You can step back in time and understand how the locals farmed the land, etc. There are also several shops here - it looks like it used to be a miniature theme park in the past.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed November 20, 2017 via mobile

It is a very good idea to promote the local business and to share in a very educational way how the former Inka civilization lived. However, it needs to promote more local artists and offer more competitive prices.

Date of experience: November 2017
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