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Museo Huacas de Moche, Trujillo
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When visiting the desert's two ancient temples, don't miss Museo Huacas de Moche, a museum showcasing artifacts recovered from the archaeological sites. Once the capital of the Moche culture, which thrived in the area from 100-600 CE, the temple complex has fascinated archaeologists and historians for years. The state-of-the-art museum--designed in a similar pyramid shape--houses some of the best finds from the temples,. Admire ceramics and ornate textiles, and learn about the Moche people, their way of life, traditions, and beliefs. Plan your visit to Museo Huacas de Moche and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Trujillo holiday planner.
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  • I'm not even exaggerating. The museum is new and holds an incredible collection of historical artifacts from the nearby Moche sites. AND they're properly explained in both English and Spanish. I learn...  more »
  • I wish I visited the museum first before going to the site. There are very nice English descriptions of the displayed items. Museum itself is large and full of artifacts. In comparison, Chan Chan does...  more »
  • A magnificent archaeological site, outside the tourist circuits accrued and more pleasant to visit. Site especially interesting to visit, both by history than by the grandeur and the situation
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