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Museo Inka, Cusco
(3.9/5 based on 650+ reviews on the web)
With a neatly and informatively displayed permanent collection, Museo Inka lets you learn about the culture and civilization that rose here in the early 13th century, dominating the region until the Spanish arrival in the late 16th century. Set in a site containing ancient Incan foundations, the museum showcases a good array of artifacts, including jewelry, pottery, textiles, and mummies, as well as educational models and reconstructions. Buy handicrafts made onsite by highland Andeans employing traditional weaving and carving methods to make pieces that represent excellent souvenir ideas. Using our custom trip planner, Cusco attractions like Museo Inka can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • I was a bit disappointed with the contents and lay-out. Downstairs was barely lit but much better upstairs. Obviously the best stuff is elsewhere. 
  • You've definitely got to visit the Inka Museum if you're in Cusco. It was the first museum we went into and found it very interesting. It's very quaint and has lots of interesting information in both ...  more »
  • We came here after doing the Inca Trail so I think we weren't as affected by the exhibitions as others. It is definitely worth visiting considering the low admission cost. Most items have English desc...  more »
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  • The museum is very rich with a variety of artifacts. You're not allowed to take photos inside. Staff focus more on supervising you as a guest rather than enhancing your experience.
  • As seems to be common I couldn't take any photos inside. That being said it's a stunningly complete look at pre-Incan to Incan history and world be excellent for school kids and any visitor interested in hour this great empire rise and fell
  • Great museum but missing a lot of artifacts. Have pictures instead. Great model of moray ruins.
  • Small museum that is definitely worth the entrance fee. Pre-inca and info on other sites not just Macho Picchu. Lovely setting. Not all exhibits translated into English. Mummies were cool!
  • Old school little museum. We really loved it. Especially liked the mummies and learning bits of history I didn't know. I learned a lot and appreciated the museum's laid back vibe in a lovely old building with a central courtyard.