Museums

As the second largest city in the country, Arequipa has relevance museums. Some of them are so particularly compelling exclusive visit.

Museums

 

Santa Catalina Convent

The Convent of Santa Catalina also known as Santa Catalina Monastery is one of the most important religious monuments of colonial Peru, its streets are named after Spanish cities, their cells are even equipped with small houses kitchen. A haven of peace and beauty in the heart of the city of Arequipa. The people of Arequipa were unaware of what was happening inside the compound, many fantastic stories circulating about this convent.

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La Recoleta Convent and Museum

They are collections of pre-Columbian Moche, Chimu and Inca tribes besides the Amazon, utensils, costumes, religious art, with paintings and liturgical objects and paintings from the Cuzco school and Italian.

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Municipal Historical Museum "Guillermo Meneses Zegarra"

It contains varied collection of archaeological and historical pieces Combat Dos de Mayo and the revolution of Arequipa. Pinacoteca. Arequipa Headquarters Naval Museum with samples involving Navy in the region of Lake Titicaca.

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Anthropological Museum of Santa Maria Catholic University

The Anthropological Museum of Santa Maria Catholic University, It displays ceramic objects, textiles, mummies, stone wood and metal cultural developments of Nazca, Tiwanaku, Wari, The Ramada, Churajon Acari and Incas. It was founded in 1969 by the Marianist Brother Doctor Robert Wood, who gathered a group of teachers related among them who in parallel organized the Pre Columbian Studies Institute.

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Archaeological Museum José María Morante

This complex exhibits a wide range of valuable stone and ceramic objects Hispanic, besides bones. These have been found during archaeological investigations arduous that have been funded entirely by the university, for the last 35 years.

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