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Museo Inka - Museum Cusco - Peru

For spectacular views of Inca artifacts head over to Museo Inka. This renovated colonial home, run by the Universidad San Antonio de Abad, is located up the street to the left and behind the Cusco Cathedral. Focused on the development of pre-Inca and Inca cultures, the museum contains an intriguing collection of jewelry, ceramics, textiles, mummies, trepanned skulls, and a number of metal pieces. Explanations are in English. Be sure to check out the collection of miniature turquoise figures, among other examples of offerings to the gods. You may also have a chance to partake in the weaving demonstrations that take place in the courtyard. This museum is famous for housing the world’s largest collection of wooden queros, which the Incas once used for drinking. A guided tour is available for a tip of $5-10. Allow 1 to 2 hours to see the whole collection.

Location:

Cuesta del Almirante 103


Cusco, Peru

Museum

Price Description:

$3.75

Relative price: Budget

Open Hours from:Monday-Friday, 8 a.m., Saturday, 9 a.m.

Open Hours to:Monday-Friday, 6 p.m., Saturday, 4 p.m.

Days Closed:Sunday

Travel Skills: None

Currencies accepted
Peruvian nuevo sol

Contact Information:
Phone: 237-380



Here are other activities in and around Cusco that may be of interest: Museo Taller Hilario Mendivil, Chocomuseo, Cusco Coca Museum, Museo de Arte Religioso, Museo Municipal De Arte Contemporaneo, Iglesia y Convento de la Merced, Museo de Sitio Qoricancha, Museo de Arte y Monasterio de Santa Catalina, Museo De Arte Popular and Museo Histórico Regional.








10 Apr 2012







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