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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  • Fun to learn about the history, is tiny, imagine it with larger number of Mummies and more interactive. Does not justify the price and entry, consider if they are large groups. children $1000 and $2000 adults.
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  • He could not go in Arica without this Museum, see about the oldest mummies, the civilization of the hammocks. It is a very nice, modern, place had enough information. He is recommended to take the children to get to know about various ancient cultures that were in our country.
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  • It seems to me that there is little material on display, but is a nice place and worth worth visiting
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The city of Arica primarily attracts visitors because of its beaches, although some also pass through on their way to or from other regional destinations. Beachgoers and adventurers alike will find suitable places to stay in Arica. Along the coast, choose from resort-style lodgings and pristine high-rise hotels, jutting out from the main coastal roads. The town center provides hotels and guesthouses ranging from simple to luxurious, with grander options lining the main boulevards and simpler fare dotted along the side streets. For onward travel connections, consider staying by the station or the Pan-American Highway.
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