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. See Museo Momias Chinchorro and all Arica has to offer by arranging your trip with our Arica online holiday planner .
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  • Interesting museum you can visit in all tranquility and shows a bit of history divided into 2 halls very well maintained. You go to the old hand-operated machines for archaeological finds day oil production. All immersed in a beautiful garden
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  • Very interesting.. Lo.hice with a guide audio, and me.gusto much is very nice well maintained entry. $1500 available to pocket.
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  • Amazing is that in arica existed this culture that momificaba 3000 years before the Egyptians, is Museum is superbien ordered and preserved the unique criticism that when I went there was no guide and that sometimes read everything one need to explain a little more.
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