Javier Cabrera Scientific Museum, Ica

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Visit Javier Cabrera Scientific Museum to see ancient artwork that the Spanish government claims to be over 90,000 years old. Though the Ica stones can’t be carbon dated, written records exist from 1535 CE. Engravings in the stone depict a variety of different topics including dinosaurs, flowers, current living animals, advanced medical works, and maps. The museum has several thousand stones, providing a rich insight into the region's culture. Take the guesswork out of planning a Ica vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.
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  • My friend and I visited the Scientific Museum of Dr. Javier Cabrera during our short stay in Ica TWICE! :) we were so fascinated by the black stones and life and work of Dr. Javier Cabrera that not on...  more »
  • We came to Ica only to see this Museum. We wrote a letter, but nobody answered us. Than we called and go. This place with some awesome energy and interesting information. Mr. Javier told a lection to ...  more »
  • We saw many stones with enigmatic drawings which were made by our ancestors or for whom? is the doubt!!
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  • We came to Ica only to see this Museum! We wrote a letter, but nobody answered us. Than we called and go. This place with some awesome energy and interesting information. Mr. Javier told a lection to us, showed stones and accepted to take photos, but not to touch. A lot of his life stories show what kind of men is he. He is a good man :) Some recommendation: before you come to Mr. Cabrera read information about he and his family. It is very useful and interesting!)
  • I could not visit for having that make reservation for the visit and did not have enough time to wait for the reserve. The person that I attended to learn about making the reservation and schedule was very rude. Was she nagged, and how badly we tried already we don't ask more information
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  • That the stones are a fraud, they charge you what want them by a visit to the "Museum" as you like it at the time. It has no fixed price. A hoax.
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  • Despite the insinuaçõess of the mysterious stones of Ica is a fraud, I noted that they seem original. Dr. Javier Darquea, who kept these relics found near Ica, deserves our consideration for preserving this mystery.
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  • A small museum with interesting pieces.
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