Museums

A city, so visited as Cusco, museums could not lack. These, designed to show various aspects of culture Pre-Inca, Inca, colonial and republican, are distributed throughout the city. Venture to know, after visiting them not fail to thank us. Here we detail how to get to the 9 museums are there in the city of Cusco.

 

Inka Museum

Museum installed in the Admiral's House, an important monument of colonial architecture. The museum keeps the main Inca archaeological collection in Peru Inca culture that reflects and other archaeological cultures of the region of Cusco.

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Pre-Columbian Art Museum

Formerly this house was built to be a school named "Amaru tasting" or "House of Knowledge", the school of the Incas. In the seventeenth century acquired Luis Jeronimo Cabrera, whose name stayed attached to the building today.

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Museum Santa Catalina Monastery

Museum built on the Acllawawsi to the west of the parade, the museum is in the convent of Santa Catalina and houses works of art with religious themes, offers an exquisite colonial architecture corresponding to the late Renaissance.

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Casa Concha Museum

This beautiful place is remarkable for its picturesque balconies, was the residence of Jose de Santiago Concha, aristocrat noticeable during the early days of the conquest, one of his descendants Pius Concha Martin governor of in the nineteenth century.

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Religious Art Museum

Construction colonial inspired by the Arabs built upon the foundations of what originally was the Palace of Inca Roca. It has a stone perimeter wall and inside is a great Renaissance courtyard with stone arches and tiles on the walls.

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Regional Historical Museum

Also known as "Casa Garcilaso," because in this house the writer was born and lived until age 20 Cusco. The museum contains a collection of the rich and varied cultural heritage courtyard, a gallery of arches, stone balconies on the east and wood crackled in the rest.

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Qorikancha Site Museum

In the courtyard of Qorikancha is a museum that explains the functions that satisfy this Inca temple. Shows fragments and pottery of the Inca period as well as samples of metallurgy, textiles, painting, sculpture, musical instruments, sculpture, etc.

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Contemporary Art Museum

Here on display are paintings, ceramics, sculptures and other works of art owned by renowned national and international exponents of contemporary art of the twentieth and twenty-first, which are constantly renewed. It has three rooms where there are all these artistic displays.

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Popular Art Museum

Presents rooms where the best works exhibit crafts, dolls, masks, children and idols. Cusco shows old photographs that are important historical record of events (cultural events, photographs of houses, streets and temples).

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