MAAM - Museo de Arqueologia de Alta Montana de Salta, Salta

Gain a new perspective on the Inca culture at MAAM - Museo de Arqueologia de Alta Montana de Salta. Dedicated to one of the most important archeological finds of the 20th century--the discovery of three sacrificed children at the top of the Llullaillaco volcano--the museum unravel some the mysteries of this fabled culture. You can come shockingly close to the institution's key attraction, the mummified and almost perfectly preserved remains of one the three children. Check the website for guided tours, the easiest way to experience the museum's exhibits. To find out how to plan a trip to Salta, use our trip itinerary maker.
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  • Excellent Museum! I left very impressed! Entry $150 bonus to students, take advantage!
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  • Because no one says? Do I understand the comments after paying an expensive entry, embarrassed to say that it is bad? Not is to whom belongs this museum looks like a private enterprise, here does not work them the debit (s law that have) not be exhibited three mummies, attention that only says it outside, are exposed one at a time. the sample is minimal, badly lit and poor, a single Mummy does not justify the visit. It doesn't even have a guide or audio guide, or paper in the bathroom, I consider it a theft, if you saw the documentary these fact don't spend a penny more. seems all armed to take silver. a shame.
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  • I get sensitive or Inca traditions I can not understand them, there met three children naturally mummified history which were found in the top of the Llullaillaco volcano. It is believed that these children of 6, 7 and 15 years of age were killed in one of these rituals (Capacocha) between space sacred ancestral time, delivered what is better had (children, crockery, clothes, etc) with the idea of being paid equally. See the video of how they found these children, their faces and hear your story you gets chicken skin before so much cruelty... their poignant faces with their clothing that appear to not have 500 years, its dientitos and her eyes narrowed as they tend to make the guys cu ando are playing... (Chicken skin) we saw only the girl of lightning that are exposed only one at a time, but only to see the videos and other belongings that they found in the place is impressive...
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