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Museo Arqueologico de la Universidad

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Simple but nice and informative

Simple but nice and informative. old school almost, but worth a visit. Intriguing collection of... read more

Reviewed 26 February 2014
Jose_NL
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Utrecht, The Netherlands
Old Fashion Museum but so interesting!

I had Little time to visit it but I found so important information in a short time. There are... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2014
Details234
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Bolivia’s history comes alive in this collection of maps, household items, tools and especially mummies and fossils.
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Calle Jordan E- 199 (esquina Nataniel Aguirre), Cochabamba 992, Bolivia
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4 25 00 10
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Reviewed 22 June 2015

This is a nice museum detailing the history of the area and the country. They have some very good artifacts on display and a wonderful staff to give the tour.

Date of experience: July 2014
Thank Moogla
Reviewed 18 June 2015

Loved everything. Especially the ancient writings. Everything from pottery to tools to clothing to an ancient mug. This is a very small museum but the contents are so precious, it is a definite place to visit if you are in Cochabamba.

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank TAL1961
Reviewed 4 September 2014

Interesting but hardly special. Photography is not allowed so obtaining reference material is difficult. Two prices for entrance one for tourist ans a much lower price for nationals, just another way to fleece tourists.

Date of experience: November 2013
1  Thank N4TVQ
Reviewed 26 February 2014

Simple but nice and informative. old school almost, but worth a visit. Intriguing collection of mummies

Date of experience: December 2013
Thank Jose_NL
Reviewed 4 January 2014

I had Little time to visit it but I found so important information in a short time. There are impressive mummies, the kind that you cannot see in other countries..... If you are interested in Archeology you cannot skip to go to Cochabamba to see...More

Date of experience: February 2013
1  Thank Details234
Reviewed 4 November 2013

This museum was very well laid out from dinosaur bones to more recent times. The guide spoke broken English with a heavy accent, but we could understand almost everything. He was super knowledgeable about all aspects of the displays which were very well organized. Several...More

Date of experience: October 2013
1  Thank tgallag2
Reviewed 6 June 2013

To me, the most impressive archeological collection in Bolivia. Everything from millions of years ago to the Conquista. Fossils, mammoth bones, potteries from the various periods of Bolivian history, mummies, etc. Set in an old university building with squeaky wooden floors, which ads to the...More

Date of experience: June 2013
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