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The Best History Museums in South America

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History museums in South America

Museo Larco , Lima
Get in touch with ancient Peruvian history and culture with a visit to Museo Larco. The museum, known in particular for its expansive collect
Tours from $10
Discover the ancient customs of Ecuador at Museo Templo del Sol Pintor Ortega Maila, an interactive institution offering a range of demonstra
Tours from $20
Poignant, sobering, and politically charged, Museo de la Memoria y los Derechos Humanos explores the human rights violations perpetrated by C
Tours from $6
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Duration: 1 to 2 hours
Get a glimpse into 5,000 years of Peruvian history with an admission ticket to Lima's Larco Museum. Located inside an 18th-century colonial mansion, this comprehensive museum offers the full picture of Peru's incredible culture and history. See how iconic sites like Cusco, the Nazca Lines, and Machu Picchu are interwoven; learn about what effect the magnificent Pyramids of the Sun and of the Moon still have on Peruvian culture today. Your admission ticket gives you access to an incredible range of exhibits, priceless gold and silver artifacts, and a collection of erotic art.
Book on Viator from $10
Standing proudly since 1774, Museo Convento San Francisco y Catacumbas in World Heritage-listed central Lima has survived several earthquakes
Tours from $28
Memorial JK , Brasilia
The JK Memorial is a mausoleum, presidential memorial and museum dedicated to Juscelino Kubitschek (1902–1976), the 21st President of Brazil
Tours from $50

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