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The Archeology Museum of Ancash

Av. Luzuriaga 780, Huaraz, Peru
+51 44 721551
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beautiful

The only downside was that all information was only Spanish. Garden was lovely with very nice... read more

Reviewed July 6, 2017
marylajlahannigan
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Estes Park, Colorado
History in stone

If you are interested in the history of this area you will be fascinated by the artifacts... read more

Reviewed December 20, 2016
rik h
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Huaraz, Peru
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good48%
  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
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Av. Luzuriaga 780, Huaraz, Peru
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+51 44 721551
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Reviewed July 6, 2017

The only downside was that all information was only Spanish. Garden was lovely with very nice statues.

Thank marylajlahannigan
Reviewed December 20, 2016

If you are interested in the history of this area you will be fascinated by the artifacts... especially the ones in the garden/park area. Fascinating!

Thank rik h
Reviewed November 26, 2016

Small museum with Recuay pottery and a nice garden with stone sculptures. Good orientation for local archaeology and history. Limited labels in English.

Thank SFBT
Reviewed October 25, 2016

The museum is quite small and average. There are a few interesting pieces but the best part by far is the garden. We sat in the sunshine for over an hour with lots of locals on their lunch breaks. The garden is full of inca...More

Thank josnow117
Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

It's a small place and introduces you to the ancient civilizations and surrounding ruins. This place has given me a few ideas regarding cultural day trips in the area. The garden at the end was a pleasant surprise and was nice to see artifacts displayed...More

Thank Lynda K
Reviewed September 29, 2016 via mobile

We had a spare morning and went along, 5 soles to get in but as there was no one on the cash desk the security guard allowed us in and out for free. Few rooms of interesting artifacts and a couple of mummies. Almost all...More

Thank Rob T
Reviewed July 13, 2016

It was a little empty of artifacts and interesting things to see. Had a lot of models and recreations. The information is in Spanish only. The garden outside is nice and there is this hilarious cat who just walks about meowing. It's worth paying just...More

Thank Mark V
Reviewed May 26, 2016

It's kind of a risky-dink museum if you're used to the Smithsonian, but it has real mummies. A lot of the ancient pottery was surprisingly interesting, too. I never would have thought of making a cup that had a base modeled after a human foot....More

Thank Lemmingeater
Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

This little museum features items from Wilkawain and Chavin, places that we had visited. So it was good to see some of the artefacts from those and other places. We especially loved the sculpture garden, such a lovely setting and the stone sculptures are great....More

Thank TandGC
Reviewed February 8, 2016

This is a very interesting little museum packed with some nice artifacts. Not very expensive, 5 soles for the entrance. You will need to know some Spanish to read the descriptions but not really necessary if you are just taking a look. What sold me...More

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