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Museo Carlos Dreyer, Puno
(2.8/5 based on 150 reviews on the web)
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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  • Really great small museum, we were surprised some of the items you could actually touch, but didn't think we were supposed to. Great collection, especially of pre-columbian artifacts. The one bit of a...  more »
  • Seems to be the main Museum of the city, has a nice collection of pre Hispanic colonial items and parts. Open up the night!
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  • A quick visit to this Museum (very small), is worth especially to see the mummies that were found in Sillustani
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  • OK
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