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Museo Antropol贸gico - Museum Salta - Argentina

For pre-Hispanic history, Salta鈥檚 thorough anthropological museum is the place to be. It began as a study of the Tastil ruins, but today contains both pre-Columbian and Incan artifacts. Some of the highlights include a collection of painted rocks found at the Tastil site and an exhibit of high altitude burials, which contains well-preserved mummies and artifacts from Tastil. There is also a substantial collection of pottery, weapons and tools for daily use.

Location:

Ej茅rcito del Norte y Polo Sur


Salta, Argentina

Museum, Activity Info. Types:
Archaeology, Anthropology

Price Description:

$0.80

Relative price: Budget

Open Hours from:Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; Saturday, holidays 10 a.m.-7 p.m.

Days Closed:Closed Sunday.

Visit the city鈥檚 many museums, plazas and churches. Take a hike up to Cerro San Bernado. Make a day outing to Dique Cabra Corral for some wild watersports, or get your adrenaline rushing by going rafting or horseback riding.

Currencies accepted
Argentine Peso

Contact Information:
Phone: 422-2960 / 431-1229
URL: www.antropologico.gov.ar/museoarg1.htm



Here are other activities in and around Salta that may be of interest: Museo de Bellas Artes, Museo Hist贸rico Del Norte, Museo de Ciencias Naturales, Museo Hist贸rica Uriburu and Museo de Arqueologia de Alta Montana.








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