Museo Arqueologico San Miguel de Azapa, Arica
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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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  • Beautiful museum that is can not miss if you're in the area, note that you are very important to our culture. Safety pin!
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  • There is a talk that make a good explanatory overview. Gets to give thrill the passion with which talks about the exhibitor. Super!
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  • It is an incredible place, I really liked. I think it is special for people who have interest in the Chilean culture and especially for people who love museums and relics
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