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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. 
  • Very good approach by the leaders of the optical Museum, about the designs found in many rocks to 40 Km from the city of Ica-Peru. Despite the great attempt to validate the hypothesis about the origin of the stones, I think there's still a litmus test and enlightening about the same. Praise also the excellent explanation in a Spanish very clear given by the Chairman of the Museum. /Dario da Silva Júnior-Campo Grande-MS-Brazil/
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  • "Museum of engraved stones Iki"-a unique place where collected stones from andesite, which marked image of prehistoric animals, ancient maps of continents and scenes from the life of other representatives of mankind. Throughout his life, Dr. Cabrera tried to unravel this graphical language and based on the acquired knowledge, put forward some interesting hypotheses about the past of our planet and its inhabitants. Dr. Cabrera is a direct descendant of Conquistador Cabrera, created in the 16th century the town of Ica. I have great doubts as far as these stones are original, but forge 11000 stones cannot be private museum, before ride from Lima or Parakasa, it is better to agree in advance about the visit
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