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Pre-Columbian Art Museum, Cusco
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See a collection of art and artifacts at Pre-Columbian Art Museum, a heritage center that sensitively and sympathetically details the artistic progress and cultural development of natives before the colonial era. Built on the site an Incan ceremonial court, the museum's main building was designed as a colonial mansion in 1580. A historic monument of Cusco reopened as a museum in 2003, the buildingĀ  now displays a collection of artworks and objects from the pre-Columbian times. Take a tour of the museum to see the finely sculpted jewelry, ornate pots, and ceremonial masks made by native cultures between 1250 BCE and 1532 CE. To visit Pre-Columbian Art Museum and get the most from your holiday in Cusco, create itinerary details personal to you using our Cusco itinerary maker.
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  • We walked from the Plaza de Armas up to this lovely museum set on a typical hispanic square surrounded bt restaurants and a beautiful old hotel. The exhibits are well set out and we shared the buildin...  more »
  • This is a private museum, with a lovely collection of thoughtfully displayed and explained pieces of pottery, carvings and jewellery. The museum is housed in a restored heritage building on a small pl...  more »
  • This is a well put together display of pre columbian art. They have signs in English. It's self guided. It was nice to learn about life before the Incas. It is open on Sunday.