Museum of Indigenous Amazonian Cultures, Iquitos
(4.1/5 based on 120+ reviews on the web)
Observe how Amazonian people interacted with animals, plants, forests, rivers, and lakes at Museum of Indigenous Amazonian Cultures. The museum invites visitors to learn more about the culture of more than 40 indigenous Amazonian tribes, specifically the Peruvian Amazon tribe. The museum features ethnographic displays and collections of clothing, feather art, ceremonial objects, musical instruments, and tools. The displays recount the religion, daily life, ceremonies, and traditions that shaped the tribes' relationships with the forest. To visit Museum of Indigenous Amazonian Cultures on your trip to Iquitos, use our Iquitos vacation planner.
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  • The Museum delivers relevant information about how they lived, how they live and how currently living near the Amazon indigenous communities (which are not only within the Peru but also those present in Brazil, Colombia and Venezuela). Ideal to learn more about the local culture. Perhaps it is a bit small but it is worth visiting it.
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  • Whether you are new to the Amazon or an expert, this museum is very well done. It takes the various tribes and describes many aspects of their culture including clothing, ceremonies, warfare, rituals ...  more »
  • It is a museum small 2 story very well raised and explained (in my opinion) that it gives you insight into the culture of Iquitos, has air conditioning, entry costs s/10.00 for Peruvians, and has a background music with jungle instruments that you does not want to go.
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