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One of Peru’s finest small museums houses mummies, deformed skulls, fossils, ceramics, textiles and artifacts from the Inca and other significant civilizations.
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Prolg. Ayabaca 8 block s/n San Isidro | A Una Cuadra de Plaza Vea y Cines Uvk, frente a Oltursa, Ica 11000, Peru
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+51 56 234383
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Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

The museum is amazing, has relics from several ages, mummies and skeletons. The cranial deformation is impressive. Is a small museum, but worth the visit. If you like history, you must go. The ticket is cheap, only 7,50 soles. They don't let take pictures to...More

Thank Larissa L
Reviewed 24 February 2018

In the beginning, I thought it would be a waste of time to go to this museum but I'm glad I did. There was so much information that I learned with the group. You will absolutely love learning about the ways the pumping systems work...More

2  Thank jlrodriguez132
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Well organized and chronologically coherent, this small museum has some real treasures from the pre-Inca cultures that dominated the area.

Thank tsmada
Reviewed 14 January 2018

The highlight of that tour was the diorama of the Nazca Lines. There are also huacos and relics of ancient pre-inca cultures. A definite must!

Thank Jacqueline R
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

This was well worth doing. More than other museums it shows the technology of the Paracus culture (most sophisticated) to Nazca to Inca (least sophisticated).

1  Thank Jwvv
Reviewed 30 August 2017

It's a small museum but it has a great collection of mummies from pre-Inca era. It also has come pottery and wovens. Over all, interesting..... but in a very small scale.

Thank Mel9616
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Small but interesting museum in Ica town. Great pottery collection and don't miss the room with the mummies!

Thank DW123418
Reviewed 13 April 2017

We visited on a Wednesday afternoon and were very impressed by all the artifacts from the Pre-Incan civilization. I'd say what impressed me the most about this museum was how preserved many of the artifacts are! The Nazca Lines display in the back of the...More

1  Thank Kurt J
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Was impressed with the quality here, good museum that goes through many of the eras from pre-Inkan through to the end of the Inka reign, artifacts are presented nicely and there is a good amount to see. We spent about 1.5 hrs here.

3  Thank jchiuPVL
Reviewed 28 February 2017

A beautifully arranged small museum with excellent examples of mummies, grave goods, pottery and textiles of the Nazca civilisation. Good descriptions iin English and Spanish. Well worth a visit - fascinating!

2  Thank Fwi F
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