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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 a look at our Ica itinerary builder to schedule your visit to Javier Cabrera Scientific Museum and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Everybody is free to visit this place, the stones are beautiful but to be honest the collection is not real, it isn't ancient as the carved pictures were made in our time.  more »
  • If you want to be challenged in your understanding of what happened on planet earth millions of years ago, this is the place to visit. You will discover something astonishing and very interesting abou...  more »
  • I was a bit eskeptical from the beggining but after see many documents writen in stones began to have an interesting road map of the life and meaning of the creation in simple draws and desings made i...  more »
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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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  • For almost always closed. And clear those stones are forgeries, created by the fanaticism of its "discoverer", in his time was much criticized
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  • Interestingly, coencide things he heard on tv
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  • A very small environment, but interesantea
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  • Very interesting Museum
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