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Museu Historico Regional, Cusco

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History Museum
Travel from pre-Incan cultures to the colonial period at Museu Historico Regional, a small but popular museum. Situated in the original house of colonial-era poet Garcilaso de la Vega, the museum showcases in chronological order collections of pre-Incan, Incan, and colonial relics. Step back in time and view ceramics, textiles, tools, musical instruments, and other ancient artifacts, including a well-preserved mummy from the Nazca culture. Admire the colonial architecture, wander the peaceful courtyard, and observe period paintings, furniture, coins, and documents. To visit Museu Historico Regional and other attractions in Cusco, use our Cusco vacation generator.
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  • A modest collection is displayed in a nice colonial House but with good criteria Museum organizes the history of primitive men and the different cultures that inhabited the Cusco. So many visits I have made to various museums and archaeological sites, this is the first that gives you your deserved space to the Tupac Amaru resistance
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  • Relatively small museum, but has guides that help you to find what is interesting to the history of Cusco.
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  • The truth this city has a beautiful historic centre, is an open air museum, is one of the cities most impressive, every corner is history, very safe, museums are luxury, cheap and well groomed, I've been twice and I never tire of admiring their charms, recommended one hundred percent
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  • Excellent, modern and open minded museum in Cusco! It has beautiful displays, helpful staff and they also let you take photos, which is a luxury in Peruvian museums.
  • Excellent little museum and great display in courtyard showing world empires throughout history
  • Museum interesting but little entered price is included in the ticket you need to visit the various sites of the Sacred Valley so inexpensive and rewarding visit, but somewhere else in the Peru or the camera are "prohibited" However you will see that this rule is very little respected.
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  • Very interesting and nice
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