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Museo de Arte Precolumbino

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Small museum for all age groups.

Very unusual to have this type of museum in a small Pueblo, it wouldn't be out of place in Malaga... read more

Reviewed October 18, 2016
Paul W
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Doncaster, United Kingdom
Well-preserved pre-Columbian pieces in small museum

I've traveled a bit in Latin America and have been to a number of pre-Columbian museums so I've... read more

Reviewed January 28, 2016
KarenfromChicago
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Lakewood Ranch, Florida
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Oct 18, 2016
“Small museum for all age groups.”
Jan 28, 2016
“Well-preserved pre-Columbian pieces in small museum”
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Reviewed October 18, 2016

Very unusual to have this type of museum in a small Pueblo, it wouldn't be out of place in Malaga. Well worth visiting, it's free, educational for all age groups. Very well presented in a nice building. Spend half an hour or longer if you...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank Paul W
Reviewed January 28, 2016

I've traveled a bit in Latin America and have been to a number of pre-Columbian museums so I've seen this stuff before. I was impressed by the excellent condition of many of the pieces here, especially the small clay figures. This small museum is free...More

Date of experience: January 2016
1  Thank KarenfromChicago
Reviewed October 15, 2015

This museum is the great place to spend a bit of time out of the sun. Our kids really enjoyed the exhibit. It is small, but at the same time just the right size to capture their interest without overwhelming them. Whether you have a...More

Date of experience: November 2014
2  Thank Maria R
Reviewed August 28, 2015

Impressive exhibition for a town this size. There are English guides available. Not for everyone who comes to the Costa del Sol but well worth a visit if this is your sort of thing.

Date of experience: August 2015
2  Thank EmBee315967
Reviewed March 24, 2012

This is a tiny museum and seriously needs to get some English translation, but it's got some great stuff. I hadn't appreciated the differences between the different civilizations and I thought the nazca's just made lines! I came away feeling that I had learnt something,...More

Date of experience: March 2012
4  Thank ZZoee
Reviewed January 31, 2012

The Museo de Arte Precolombino Felipe Orlando was created in 2005. It is named for Felipe Orlando, a very rich Mexican art lover who lived in the Costa del Sol for a long time. His father gave him an inheritance of a very large collection...More

Date of experience: January 2012
5  Thank BennyMalaga
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