header
peru travel cheap



Comment Follow Me on Pinterest

Home - Peru Museums

Peru Museums

Although Peru has a large number of museums to found in most cities and even towns, they are still being filled with finds from archaeological sites monthyl. Not only are excavations currently turning up more objects such as mummies, pottery, textiles, and gold and silver artifacts, museums such as the Peabody Museum in the United States have returned vast quantities of culturally important museum pieces to Peru recently.

To find the Peru museums near your destination, choose the province or city from this list:


HUACHO

  • Museo Monumental de la Municipalidad Distrital de Huaura
    •  Avenida San Martin, Huaura, Huacho. 
    • Historic parts of the Republican period with the flag of the Liberator, furniture, file with historical documents, photos. Prehispanic ceramic exhibition areas and Rontoy Acaray.

Peru Museums in CARQUIN

  • Museo Arqueologico Comunal Distrito de Carquin, provincia de Huaura, Huacho.
    • Archeology Exhibition from the valley.

PATIVILCA

  • Museo Bolivariano Provincia de Pativilca. 
    • It showcases the furniture, photographs and documents pertaining to the stay of the liberator Simon Bolivar in that house.

Peru Museums in CHANCAY

  • Museo Municipal de Chancay Mucipalidad Distrital de Chancay.
    • Lopez de Zuniga 142, Chancay
    • Tel (01) 377 1133
    • Exhibition of archaeological pieces from the Chancay culture.
    • Parts of the Covadonga ship which sank in the port of Chancay.

PUNO

  • Museo Arqueologico de la Universidad Nacional del Altiplano Ciudad Universitaria

PIURA

  • Museo Arqueologico Municipal Esquina de Sullana y Huanuco.
  • Museo Etnohistorico de Ayabaca Jr. Bolognesi 718.

Peru Museums in MONQUEGUA

  • Museo Contisuyo Calle Tacna 294 Monquegua

LAMBAYEQUE

  • Museo Nacional Enrique Bruning de Lambayeque 
    • Av. Luis Gonzales 345 
    • Display of the wonders of the Senor de Sipan metallurgical works.
  • Museo Tumbas Reales de Sipan 
    • Two blocks from Museo Bruning.
  • Museo de Sican 
    • New museum 15 minutes from Lambayeque 
    • http://sican.perucultural.org.pe
  • Museo de Sitio de Huaca Rajada 
  • Museo de Sitio deTucume

LA LIBERTAD

  • Museo Municipal Wamachuko
    •  Jr. Sucre # 1 block - Huamachuco - La Libertad - Peru
    • See their web site Museo de Sitio de Chan Chan On the highway to Huanchaco. See their web site
  • Museo de Sitio Huaca El Dragon 
    • Panamericana Norte (Sexto Paradero) La Esperanza - Trujillo.
  • Museo de Chiclin 
    • Calle Buenos Aires 16 (Behind the Iglesia Del Senor de la Cana)
  • Museo de Arqueologia de la Universidad Nacional de Trujillo 
    • Jr. Junin 578 - Trujillo. Tel: 474850 
    • See their Web site
  • Museo Cassinelli 
    • Av. Nicolas de Pierola Estacion de Servicio Cassinelli - Trujillo Tel. 226127

Peru Museums in JUNiN

  • Museo de Sitio Wari Willcakizs 
    • Plaza Principal de Huari

ICA

  • Museo de Sitio Julio C. Tello de Paracas 
    • Km 27 Carretera Pisco-Puerto San Martin, Pisco

CAJAMARCA

  • Museo de Sitio Arqueologico Kuntur Wasi 
    • Province of San Pablo Museo 
  • Museo Yachay Wasi - Cajabamba 
    • Ask for the house of "Don Gato Miguel"
  • Arqueologico Horacio Urteaga 
    • Jr. Arequipa 289

Peru Museums in AYACUCHO

  • Museo Regional de Arqueologia 
    • Centro Cultural del INC - Huamanga
  • Museo de Sitio de Wari

AREQUIPA

  • Museo Arqueologico de la Universidad Catolica de Santa Maria 
    • Jr. Cruz verde Nº 303, near Arequipa, 3 blocks from the Plaza de Armas. 
    • Tel: (054) 229-798
    • What: Founded in 1969, all material on display is the product of research. It's a regional museum containing archeological finds of the Arequipa region from 10,000 BC to the colonial period, including all periods and cultures of the area

ANCASH

  • Museo Arqueologico de Ancash 
    • Av. Luzuriaga 762 - Huaraz 
    • Tel: (044) 721-551
  • Museo Regional de Casma Max Uhle 
    • Ruins of Sechin 
    • Panamerican Hwy North Casma

Peru Museums in AMAZONAS

  • Centro de Interpretacion y Complejo Arqueologico de Kuelap
    • Leymebamba, Chachapoyas, Amazonas - 72 km southwest of the city of Chachapoyas
    • Tel: (041) 477045
    • Schedule (all year): Monday to Sunday from 8:00 am to 17:00 pm
    • General: S /. 11.00 / Specials: S /. 5.50 / national Child: S/.1.00
    • Called "The Fortress" and built on top of a high mountain, this is the most important archaeological site in the mountainous jungle of Peru. Kuelap was built and inhabited by the Chachapoyas (1000 to 1400 years BC). Within its "walls", Kuelap contains 505 homes, most of them circular. Outside the city, some 198 more homes were built, adding up to more than 700 buildings.
  • Muestrario Museografico del Instituto Nacional de Cultura - Amazonas
    • Jiron Ayacucho 675, Chachapoyas.
    • Tel: (041) 777045
    • Exhibiting objects of the area from the Chachapoyas culture. Pottery, bones, paintings.

  • Muestrario Arqueologico de Amazonas 
    • Jr. Libertad 1174 Chachapoyas
  • Museo Arqueologico "Gilberto Tenorio Ruiz"
    • Jiron Ayacucho #904 - 908 INC Amazonas, Chachapoyas Chachapoyas, Amazonas  
    • (041) 477045 
    • Description: Exhibiting objects from the area and private donations belonging to members of the Chachapoyas culture. You can find collections of pottery, textiles and stone (batons, axes, among others), as well as paleontological findings: fossils and shells of scallops, sea and land snails.

Peru Museum Tours

The very best way to see museums in Peru is by contracting a tour with a knowledgeable guide.

An excellent place to start is in Peru's capital city, Lima. Instead of heading straight on to Cusco (Cuzco) when you arrive in Peru, you should definitely plan on at least one day in Lima.

Our Recommendations: Find out what Inside-Peru's recommended Lima cultural tour includes and make your reservations as soon as possible.

Peru - Museums Worldwide

From Inca gold figurines to Paracas textiles and beautiful Moche pottery, museums around the world feature archaeological finds from Peru.

For example, the British Museum in London presents a number of artifacts from an Inca gold llama and cast gold and silver plaques, to textiles from the Paracas culture as well as beautiful Moche pottery and more.

The Peabody Museum in the United States recently was required by a court decision to return thousands of objects to Peru. However, many legally obtained antiquities from Peru can be found in museums in major cities of many countries.


Love-London-Museums.com - Discover your most complete guide to London museums both big and small including historic houses, specialist museums in London, military museum, unusual museums, London tours and cheap London hotels.








Be sure and see these Inside-Peru pages:


Kuelap photo contest Kuelap Archeological Site
Called "The Fortress" and built on top of a high mountain, this is the most important archaeological site in Northern Peru. Touted by some as the "Machu Picchu of the North," this site is very, very impressive.


Chachacpoyas Kuelap Photos Peruvian Sights / Facts on Peru
Trekking & hotel based tours exclusively in the Chachapoyas area and northern Peru. The area is rich in archaeology, and close to...

Kuelap Flights to Peru Photos Peru Airlines and Internal Flights
LC Busre: Lima, Andahuaylas, Anta, Ayacucho, Chachapoyas, Chiclayo, Chimbote, Huanuco, Jauja, Tarapoto, Trujillo. Peruvian Airlines: Lima, Arequipa, Cusco ...


Return to Facts About Peru from Peru Museums

Return to Inside-Peru Home Page

Google Custom Search


Travelers' News Peru

Cost of Living in Peru open in new window for sea glass links
Don't miss out! Sign up here for our free Inside-Peru Newsletter

Email

Name

Then

Don't worry -- your e-mail address is totally secure.
I promise to use it only to send you Inside-Peru Newsletter.

Keep Up To Date, With Most Recent Pages

May 04, 2017

Books About Peru

Books about Peru by category - Travel, Food, Culture, History, Fiction, and more

Continue reading "Books About Peru"

May 01, 2017

Detailed Gold Artifacts Found in Cajamarca

Apr 19, 2017

Peru Attractions and Tours

Extensive list of 100s of Peru attractions by area - example, North Coast, South Mountains, Jungle Region

Continue reading "Peru Attractions and Tours"

Apr 14, 2017

Peru 2017 - 2 of the Top Ten World Restaurants are in Peru!

Continue reading "Peru 2017 - 2 of the Top Ten World Restaurants are in Peru!"

Mar 26, 2017

Weather Conditions in Cusco and Machu Picchu Area - Mar 26 2017

Weather conditions in Cusco, Machu Picchu, and Peru's southern areas?

March 26, 2017
We live far to the north where there is lots of flooding. In the south of Peru sources indicate that tourism continues normally.

According to PROMPERU (the official gov’t site), tourism destinations in the south including Cusco, Arequipa, Puno and Madre de Dios, have not been affected,.

“The tourist activity in these regions are developing as usual with hotels, tourist services, airports and access to tourist attractions,” according to the statement.

We’re sorry that’s all the info we have, but it sounds pretty good for you to go.

Enjoy and take plenty of photos!

David and Lin at Inside-Peru.com





Mar 16, 2017

SEVERE WEATHER ALERT PERU - 2017 Mar 16

2017, 16 March SEVERE WEATHER ALERT ALL OF PERU - the whole country is under alert for severe flooding. The most affected at this point is the coast. Most bus routes have been affected. Transportation to many areas of the coast of Peru is limited or nonexistent.

Probably the must urgent condition is water. The supply of water could be cut off anywhere along the coast at any time due to breakages in the pipes.

Internet connections have been experiencing some outages in generalized areas.

LOCAL - Here in Huanchaco and surrounding areas of La Libertad, all schools are closed. There was no bus service last night from Huanchaco to Trujillo. Huanchaco has not had severe rains but there is damage with old roofs collapsing. Our favorite restaurant 3 blocks from us was closed yesterday due to portions of the roof collapsing. Since it "never" rains here, nobody has ever maintained their roofs, so just a little rain causes a lot of damage.

See Mudslides and Rescues in Peru

Mar 10, 2017

Peruvian Food

Peruvian food has achieved fame through culinary magazines and travel magazines. The Peruvians have perfected the preparation of many different kinds of foods including

Continue reading "Peruvian Food"

Mar 09, 2017

Peruvian Hat | Alpaca Hats | The Chullo

Peruvian Hat - In the classic tourist photos of Machu Picchu, Titicaca, and the high Andes Mountains, what is the favored headgear? The " chullo," of course!

Continue reading "Peruvian Hat | Alpaca Hats | The Chullo"





Return to top

Home Page | Contact Us | Link to Us | Advertise | Privacy Policy | Disclaimer

Lin and David use Avast free antivirus to protect their computers. Try it!


Do you see any errors on this page? Report them to David "El Chueco" Schneider!

World- Africa, Australia, Asia, British Isles, Canada, Caribbean, Central America, China, Europe, Japan, Thailand, Mediterranean, Italy, Spain, Middle East, Oceania, South Africa, Mexico,South America, Southeast Asia Trekking USA-Eastern, Northeast, SoutheastFlorida, Southern, Midwest, Northwest, Western, US National Parks, Other Travel,
Fascinating Sites

Protected by Copyscape Web Plagiarism Test DMCA.com


By David Schneider, Copyright© 2010-2016