Museo de Sitio de Chan Chan, Huanchaco

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#2 of 11 in Museums in La Libertad Region
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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  • Very interesting and well prepared, with an architecture according to the importance of the place that is visited.
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  • I have not visited many museums but this place is nicely representative, teaching for the children, there is a room where one seems to enter a room of the Chimú, their look is decorated by images of the time, this beautiful.
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  • Very good infrastructure, access, affordable prices and discounts for children and senior citizens to recommend it, Trujillo I loved I recommend it a thousand. Best regards
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  • I went here first to skip getting a guide at Chan Chan. I bought the guide here that explains the rooms at the site. The museum itself is short but fascinating and the 10 soles for entry includes entrance to Chan Chan, Huaca de Esmeralda and Huaca del Dragon also. If you plan on doing the visit yourself get dropped off at the museum first. I got dropped off in front on Chan Chan and had to walk 15 minutes to the museum.
  • Very good to carry plenty of water
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  • Very small... the explanation is too short
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  • One of the Chimu culture.
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  • National pride
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