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Museo Didactico Antonini - Museum Nasca - Peru

Museo Antonini is worth escaping to one afternoon, to take in its stunning collection. The museum heads up excavations at Pueblo Viejo and Cahuachi archaeological sites, and houses finds from them, including some extremely impressive recently uncovered ceramics. But it isn’t just about pottery sherds. Metal work, beads, jewelry and plant remains are displayed as well. Excellent exhibits reveal the natural environments, customs and ethno-botany of the ancients peoples that once inhabited this desert. The grounds include part of the Cantalloc aqueduct system.

Location:

Avenida La Cultura 600


Nasca, Peru

Museum Types:
Historical museum, Archaeology, Anthropology, ethnography, Cultural, History, Art

Getting There

Walk down Bolognesi or Lima past the Plaza de Armas. These two streets merge to form Avenida La Cultural. It is about one kilometer walk from town.

Travel Tips:

Ring the bell for entrance.

The display explanations are in Spanish. Ask at the desk to borrow a guide to the museum (available in English, French, German, Japanese, Italian). The museum has a giftshop with books on not only archaeology of the regions, but also plants and birds.

Museo Antonini leads the excavations at Cahuachi, and offers tours to the site ($25 one person, $5 each additional person plus $25-30 transportation for all).

Price Description:

Adults $6, children 7-12 years old $2. To film or take photographs costs an additional $2.

Relative price: Mid-Range

Open Hours from:Daily 9 a.m.

Open Hours to:Daily 7 p.m.

Travel Skills: None

Flights over the Lines; Cerro and Mirador, Casa-Museo Maria Reiche, Planetario Maria Reiche, various archaeological sites in the region.

Currencies accepted
Peruvian nuevo sol

Contact Information:
Phone: 523-444
Fax: 523-100
E-mail: cahuachi(at)remove-this.terra.com.pe / CISRAP(at)remove-this.numerica.it
URL: digilander.libero.it/MDAntonini/English.htm



Here are other activities in and around Nasca that may be of interest: Maria Reiche Planetarium, Casa-Museo Maria Reiche and Museo Municipal.








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