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Museo Carlos Dreyer, Puno

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Museo Carlos Dreyer showcases an eclectic collection of art and archeological relics. Founded by Carlos Dreyer, a German-born painter and art enthusiast, the museum hosts his collection of paintings and artifacts. Learn about the history of Puno by viewing items from the pre-Incan, Incan, and colonial era. View the three preserved mummies, excavated from the nearby Sillustani archeological site, or check out the weapons, stonework, gold items, and other trinkets from ancient Peruvian civilizations. Upstairs you can admire paintings and sculptures made by various local artists during the colonial era. Using our online itinerary creator, Puno attractions like Museo Carlos Dreyer can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • The personal collection of Charles Dreyer is very well prepared for presentation in the central area of the city.
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  • Very well presented, not huge, but lots of pottery, gold & silver items, and textiles. Plus the paintings of German exile Carlos Dreyer who lived in the Andes for 50 years. Pre-Columbian and Colonial ...  more »
  • Carlos Dreyer Museum has a small collection of colonial art, as well as parts corresponding to ethnic groups in the region. The entrance costs 5 Suns and is a bit illogical in its distribution, I recommend talking to staff in a correct order of visit
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