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Qorikancha Site Museum

Exploring archaeological treasures and Inca history in the ancient Temple of the Sun.

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It 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 the Koricancha (in Quechua Qorikancha, "golden patio"), during the period 1992-1995.



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, paintings, sculpture, musical instruments, etc. It also presents a model of what could have been the Qoricancha. There are also replicas of the objects found in the excavations carried out in the place, samples of ceramics, lithic pieces, of the pre-Inca and Inca periods. It has five rooms where the history of our ancestors is explained didactically.


Hours: Monday to Saturday from 8.00 to 17.00 hrs. - Sundays from 14.00 to 16.00 hrs.
Entrance fee: Included in the Tourist Ticket.

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