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“Macabre but essential!” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of MAAM - Museo de Arqueologia de Alta Montana de Salta

MAAM - Museo de Arqueologia de Alta Montana de Salta
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Oxford, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Macabre but essential!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 15, 2013 via mobile

This unique exhibition is not to be missed. If offers a great glimpse into inca traditions. It's not the biggest museum and its not cheap but it's still essential viewing. We came away with a lot of questions and the whole thing was a little creepy but we really enjoyed it.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“small but interesting”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 15, 2013

It is worth a visit even if very small compared to other museums of this kind. One hour is more than enough to visit it and read all the captions.

Visited November 2012
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Interesting for an hour or two”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 4, 2013

Pretty amazing story of how 3 childrens bodies were found buried on an extremely high mountain in the area. They have artefacts and mummies on display. Not sure how I felt about the mummies - it was interesting to see how well preserved they were but unsure about the ethics of having them on display. Make your own decision - its only something like 40 pesos to get in.

Visited February 2013
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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“Expensive but interesting”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 2, 2013

The exhibition is quite small so 40 pesos per person felt like a lot of money. The main exhibition has English translations but the other exhibits did not which was frustrating.

Visited February 2013
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Saint Sauveur des Monts, Canada
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“a surprising discovery”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 25, 2013

In this museum you find children momies found in the mountains of the areas. This is part of the history of the region and it is worthwhile finding out about. A very nice museum and displays. Not to be missed.

Visited January 2013
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