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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 building  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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  • I think I enjoyed this a little more than my friends, because I am a artist . I wanted to stay for hours. S o when you travel with freinds you have a do some things they want,so if you really love any...  more »
  • Admission is 20 sol for adults, 10 sol for students. There's no walking or audio tour. There are only about 8-9 rooms with a handful of items each. I love antiquity museums, but this one I could have ...  more »
  • Read about this from a review and they were spot on. A gem of a museum with 11 wonderfully curated rooms, informative descriptions and some absolutely spectacular early works. Stone,ceramic,wood,shell...  more »