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Paracas History Museum - Juan Navarro Hierro

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Main St, Paracas 11550, Peru
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting to visit this small museum, some history about different cultures but it was the skulls that drew everyones attention. It was very inexpensive to visit so worth it if you have the time.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Loftie1
Reviewed February 3, 2019

This museum is small but we spent almost two hours as we learned with fascination about the anatomical differences in the Paracas people, their approach and objectives for cranial surgery, and their influence on other Peruvian cultures and history. I'd definitely return!

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Coach_Izzy
Reviewed November 10, 2018

This place is amazing and Fabio is very passionate about the Paracas traditions and is trying to get more research into these amazing artifacts. The strange thing was at first we coundn’t find it and the locals in the town didn’t even know about it....More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank pkwhitley
Reviewed September 5, 2018

Although we had on our reserve-trip not time to see the Museum, we went there with a private guide Augusto, who told us a lot about the Paracas culture. It was very interesting!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank infoG1135DY
Reviewed June 2, 2018

This museum provide a very interesting part of the people and their burial customs many years ago . There is other items and a short movie to watch .

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank TBIRDMAN
Reviewed December 9, 2017 via mobile

Small but worth every moment. Do not leave Paracus without seeing these 40+ elongated skulls. Also one 'star child' skull.

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Jwvv
Reviewed November 8, 2017

This was probably the second best 'museum' i visited in Peru, although calling it a 'museum' is a little ambitious, it is a room with a collection of quite random articles from different cultures and limited information on any of them. However.....the things that they...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Philippa W
Reviewed November 2, 2017

Expected a lot more but the museum was very small. The only interesting part was the elongated sculls. Was not expensive to get in but would not go out of my way to see it.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank awningsman
Reviewed August 28, 2017 via mobile

Worth a quick stop here, only small and cheap to go in but incredible skulls and other inca relics. Had just closed when we arrived but they kindly reopened it so we could look. Personally I think it's a must see if interested in archaeology...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank catrionah707
Reviewed April 18, 2017

The museum has a rich collection, small area packed!IT is very small but you can see some antiques and truly some special items, you are able to stay as long as you like!

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank Leo D
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Response from catrionah707 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I don't know if it's relocated but is where google maps says it is... in the building next to San Agustin hotel on the way out of town... you have to go into the huge white building and it's on the far right hand side...
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