Museo Momias Chinchorro, Arica

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Explore petroglyphs, pottery, textiles, mummies, and even olives at Museo Momias Chinchorro. Partnered with the university, the museum shows the cultural and anthropological development of the region over the past 10,000 years. The museum is best known for its exhibit on Chinchorro mummies--mummified remains of people of the South American chinchorro culture that lived in Peru and Chile, the world's oldest mummies. Explore exhibits on the textiles and clothing of highland shepherds and their hunting equipment, petroglyphs of pre-Hispanic art, and the historical production of olives. Use our Arica trip itinerary maker to arrange your visit to Museo Momias Chinchorro and other attractions in Arica.
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  • Great place to take your family and learn about one of the oldest civilizations in the world! A must see attraction if you are in the area. 
  • Quite easy reach is well indicated and not far from arica. values are 2000 pesos for adults the Museum renovation by what is an area that is not enabled for your visit, however you can see the mummies without problem. the place is very clean and pleasant. It is 100% recommended to visit family.
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  • Oldest mummies in the world are here and the story of how they were made. Never thought about S America as a place for mummies, but these really helped tell the story of the history of the area with t...  more »