Trip Planner:   South America  /  Peru  /  Cusco Region  /  Cusco  /  Museums  /  Casa Concha Museum

Casa Concha Museum, Cusco

(110+ reviews on the web)
Specialty Museum
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.
map
Create a full Cusco itinerary

Plan your trip to Cusco

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans in Cusco by other users

9 days in Peru BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA August, popular PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Peru BY A USER FROM PERU June, culture, outdoors, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 13 days in Peru BY A USER FROM PERU June, culture, outdoors, hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Peru BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in Peru BY A USER FROM COLOMBIA December, culture, relaxing, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, relaxing, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 10 days in Peru BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, popular PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 28 days in Peru BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 17 days in Peru BY A USER FROM IRELAND June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 16 days in Peru BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM October, culture, relaxing, romantic, popular PREFERENCES: October, culture, relaxing, romantic ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 17 days in Peru BY A USER FROM CANADA July, teens, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: July, teens, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 15 days in Peru BY A USER FROM CANADA August, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 12 days in Peru BY A USER FROM MEXICO July, popular PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans
Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • I visited the museum shortly after I had walked the Inca Trail & visited Machu Picchu, so it was very enlightening to get more of the history / background after just having been there. The museum is v...  more »
  • I thoroughly enjoyed my visit here and found it complimented my visit to Machu Picchu. I was particularly interested in seeing the site as it was when first rediscovered by Hiram Bingham in 1911. My o...  more »
  • 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 »