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Regional Museum of Ica, Ica

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Visit Regional Museum of Ica, a large museum that houses artifacts ranging from prehistoric to the colonial era. Situated just outside the city center, the museum is renowned for its archeological items belonging to the Paracas and Nazcas, two Peruvian pre-Incan cultures. Step back in time and view ancient pottery, textiles, musical instruments, and weapons. The pre-Incan exhibit also boasts an impressive collection of mummies and human remains, some having mysterious deformed and elongated skulls. Follow the chronologically ordered exhibits to view furniture, paintings, and other artifacts from the colonial time period. Put Regional Museum of Ica at the forefront of your travel plans using our Ica tourist route planner.
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  • We visited on a Wednesday afternoon and were very impressed by all the artifacts from the Pre-Incan civilization. I'd say what impressed me the most about this museum was how preserved many of the art...  more »
  • Was impressed with the quality here, good museum that goes through many of the eras from pre-Inkan through to the end of the Inka reign, artifacts are presented nicely and there is a good amount to se...  more »
  • A beautifully arranged small museum with excellent examples of mummies, grave goods, pottery and textiles of the Nazca civilisation. Good descriptions iin English and Spanish. Well worth a visit - fas...  more »
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  • Ok, small. Many better places to visit
  • Small museum but the exhibit is interesting.
  • This is a surprisingly nice museum. They have many artifacts from several eras and people groups of the area. It also has lots of information in both English and Spanish, and the price of admission is quite cheap, only S/. 7.5 ($2.25).
  • It has wide range archeological de.restos of our culture especially trepanation
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  • Excellent Museum, with lots of pieces of different cultures as Paracas, Chincha, etc. It has been modernised and even boasts an atmosphere of pictures where you can see the before and after of the Museum, interesting place to learn of our culture with the children.
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