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Museo Arqueologico San Miguel de Azapa, Arica
Categories: Specialty Museums, Museums
At Museo Arqueologico San Miguel de Azapa, come face to face with the oldest mummies ever discovered. Accessible by a dirt road in the middle of the baking Atacama Desert, the small university-run museum displays important exhibits. Tour the museum on your own with the help of a guide book, available in several languages. Find the famous Chincorro mummies, dating from between 7020 and 1500 BCE and believed to be the oldest in the world, and don't miss the petroglyph park, the museum's outdoor exhibit of indigenous stone carvings. Our Arica trip itinerary planner makes visiting Museo Arqueologico San Miguel de Azapa and other Arica attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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Había ido hace varios años, pero ahora está en un edificio moderno y una exhibición digna de la importancia de las momias chinchorroIt had been several years ago, but now it is in a modern building and a display worthy of the importance of the mummies chinchorroshow original
O dia que fomos, uma parte do museu estava fechada e isso foi meio frustrante. Mas o museu é muito legal e tem pés de azeitona preta (eu não conhecia). Tem diversas múmias muito bem conservadas e cont... read more »The day we went, a part of the Museum was closed and that was kind of frustrating. But the Museum is very cool and has feet of black olives (I didn't know). It has several very well preserved Mummies and tells the whole story of the people in a way hot, without being dull. There's also the exhibition of tools, accessories, and other objects that people used. It's a very organized, fresh, beautiful and very interesting even for those who do not really into museums.show original
Es un museo con dos instalaciones para visitar, en la segunda se encuentran las momias chinchorro (las más antiguas del mundo), tienen acceso para sillas de ruedas y coches. Es económica la entrada y ... read more »It is a museum with two facilities to visit, the second inside the mummies chinchorro (the oldest in the world), have access to wheelchairs and cars. The entrance is economical and the surroundings are very beautifulshow original
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