Museo de Sitio de Chan Chan, Huanchaco

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Find out more about the Chan Chan ruins and the great civilizations of Moche and Chimu at Museo de Sitio de Chan Chan. This small museum, set 1.6 km (1 mi) from the ruins, features stone artifacts, wooden idols, pottery, textiles, and metalwork. Learn about the ancient agricultural history from the displays of instruments, irrigation techniques, and crops grown in the valley of Moche. An interactive display featuring slides, lights, and sound effects provides a clearer understanding of the growth of the city. The museum is well marked, with information and guidebooks in English and Spanish. To visit Museo de Sitio de Chan Chan and get the most from your holiday in Huanchaco, create itinerary details personal to you using our Huanchaco trip itinerary site .
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  • What we have left our ancestor never should be missed, is a tremendous... difficult to not visit mud Citadel...
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  • The finds in the city of Chan Chan are stored in this beautiful Museum. The story of the pre-Inca cultures counted by ceramics and personal effects found in the tombs.
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  • If you visit Trujillo you can not stop going to Chan Chan, is an ancient city that is wonderful, I recommend to go early so you are not much sun and you can make the trip calmly, not forget to go to the site Museum is small but helps you understand and see the magnitude of what It was.
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  • The museum is a 2 bit add on to the Chan Chan ruins which may be Interesting but all you see is most of one of 9 palaces of a 20km site - the guide also tended to resort to the archeologists say .
  • Located inside Chan Chan, on the left side of the road to Huanchaco. It exhibits diverse original objects found in Chan Chan among them: wooden idols, ceramic, metal objects, building supplies (sun dried mud bricks or adobes, ropes, beams). In others halls the prehispanic cultural development of the Department of La Libertad is described, from the first stone artifacts to the ceramic of the great civilizations Moche and Chimu. There are also display cases dedicated to agriculture, with the instruments, irrigation techniques and the produce cultivated in the Moche valley. There is variety of scale models that allow you to get a better idea about the form and use of the citadels and others areas of the city. Finally, there is a multimedia room where every half hour tourists can see the Chan Chan history recreated with slides, lights and sound effects which allow you to clearly understand the development of the city.
  • Magnificent historical site. If you already made it to Trujillo then visiting Chan Chan is a must.
  • Interesting place to visit
  • Nice place
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