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Casa Concha Museum, Cusco

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Add to your Machu Picchu historical experience with a visit to Casa Concha Museum, a museum dedicated to relics and artifacts from the Inca period. The museum had a shipment of Inca artifacts delivered from Yale University in 2012, the conclusion to a longstanding battle between Cusco and Yale. Upon his discovery of Machu Picchu in 1911, Hiram Bingham-- an archaeologist and lecturer at Yale--excavated around 4,000 artifacts and relics and took them to Yale University. The pieces, which include pottery, weaponry, and tools, are acompanied by several videos and original photographs from Bingham’s expedition. Each room includes explanations in English. Use our Cusco holiday planner to arrange your visit to Casa Concha Museum and other attractions in Cusco.
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  • I visited the museum to prepare for my trip to Machu Picchu - learned very little, and paid more than any other museum in town. Not worth the time or money.  more »
  • This was a cute little museum, fairly bare bones but it had some good (basic) information about the Incans and Machu Picchu. It starts with information on the "scientific discovery" of Machu Picchu in...  more »
  • We visited this museum after having visited Machu Picchu a couple of days ago. We were expecting to gain a little bit more information about Machu Picchu, its history etc but the information in Englis...  more »