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The museum has very impressive and interesting artifacts, mummies, ceramics, textiles etc. You see... read more

Reviewed September 19, 2018
Coco V
Worthwhile stop on your way to Nazca lines flight

Small but interesting museum in Ica town. Great pottery collection and don't miss the room with... read more

Reviewed July 17, 2017
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One of Peru’s finest small museums houses mummies, deformed skulls, fossils, ceramics, textiles and artifacts from the Inca and other significant civilizations.
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Prolg. Ayabaca 8 block s/n San Isidro | A Una Cuadra de Plaza Vea y Cines Uvk, frente a Oltursa, Ica 11000, Peru
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Reviewed November 28, 2018

You can see very old momies, tissues, ceramics in a perfect state. I was very surprised to see so many things...

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Claudia K
Reviewed September 19, 2018

The museum has very impressive and interesting artifacts, mummies, ceramics, textiles etc. You see and learn stuff. Unfortunately most of the information was in spanish! I would prefer a more international approach for visitors coming from far away. They should have information in english too....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Coco V
Reviewed May 17, 2018 via mobile

The museum is amazing, has relics from several ages, mummies and skeletons. The cranial deformation is impressive. Is a small museum, but worth the visit. If you like history, you must go. The ticket is cheap, only 7,50 soles. They don't let take pictures to...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed February 24, 2018

In the beginning, I thought it would be a waste of time to go to this museum but I'm glad I did. There was so much information that I learned with the group. You will absolutely love learning about the ways the pumping systems work...More

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank jlrodriguez132
Reviewed February 4, 2018

Well organized and chronologically coherent, this small museum has some real treasures from the pre-Inca cultures that dominated the area.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed January 13, 2018

The highlight of that tour was the diorama of the Nazca Lines. There are also huacos and relics of ancient pre-inca cultures. A definite must!

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Jacqueline R
Reviewed December 9, 2017 via mobile

This was well worth doing. More than other museums it shows the technology of the Paracus culture (most sophisticated) to Nazca to Inca (least sophisticated).

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Jwvv
Reviewed August 29, 2017

It's a small museum but it has a great collection of mummies from pre-Inca era. It also has come pottery and wovens. Over all, interesting..... but in a very small scale.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Mel9616
Reviewed July 17, 2017

Small but interesting museum in Ica town. Great pottery collection and don't miss the room with the mummies!

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank DW123418
Reviewed April 13, 2017

We visited on a Wednesday afternoon and were very impressed by all the artifacts from the Pre-Incan civilization. I'd say what impressed me the most about this museum was how preserved many of the artifacts are! The Nazca Lines display in the back of the...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Kurt J
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