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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Jr. San Martin 1121 | Plaza de Armas, Caraz, Peru
+51 43 391029
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

Im usually not a huge fan of Museums but .... if you come to Caraz Visit the museum. It has the smallest mummified baby and beautiful ceramics and plenty to spend 45 min or an hourseeing. The guide is FANTASTIC. He knows his stuff and...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank IntiRumi I
Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

This is a small well done museo. Possibly the smallest mummy known exists here. Really brought a new aspect to ancient culture we had no idea existed!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Donald L
Reviewed April 15, 2018

THE smallest mummy on display. Amazing artifacts and a Very knowledgeable person to answer all your questions. Worth the trip. and 20 minute walk to IntiRumi Restaurant Inn amazing Organic fresh food.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank IntiRumi I
Reviewed July 24, 2017

All too often, small municipal museums are very disappointing, but not this one! Quite the contrary, although small, it's charming, interesting and staffed by knowledgeable and friendly folk. Well worth a visit if for no other reason than the well-known "smallest mummy" it has on...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank YacantoTim
Reviewed February 25, 2017

Rather than a museum, is an exibition of valuable artifacts belonging to the Huaylas Culture, sometimes know as Recuay Culture. The display is cronological-based, so it give you a clear vision of how during the last years the people who lived in this region transformed...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Alberto C
Reviewed October 21, 2015 via mobile

Was really interesting to discover in this museum the WORLD LITTLEST MUMMY! Also we discovered a lot of thing about pre inca civilization Wari some special objects like calculators, weapons,musical instruments. We saw also othr mummies and deformed skulls. The guide CARLOS was fantastic. He...More

Date of experience: October 2015
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