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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  • 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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  • How thrilling! Cost to get here from another continent!
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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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  • Interesting site, but the story about the veracity of the stones is questionable
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  • Interestingly, coencide things he heard on tv
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