Location

map of qorikancha site museum

This museum is located in Avenida El Sol, 3rd block.


Description

This is a small museum that has five rooms where the history of the ancestors who lived in these lands is explained didactically, with pre-Inca, Inca and colonial pieces, mostly from the excavations carried out in Qorikancha (in Quechua, “gold patio”) during the period 1992-1995.

qorikancha site museum

Attractions

It shows the chronological evolution of civilization in Cusco. It exhibits fragments and ceramics from the Inca period, as well as samples of metallurgy, textiles, painting, sculpture, musical instruments, etc. It also presents a model of what might have been the Qoricancha. One can also observe replicas of the objects found in excavations at the site, samples of ceramic, lithic pieces of pre-Inca and Inca periods. It has five rooms where the history of our ancestors is explained didactically.


Schedule

Opening hours:
Monday to Saturday from 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Sunday: from 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Cost:
Included in the Cusco Tourist Ticket.