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  Museo Garcilazo

Museo Historico Regional Casa Garcilaso
Heladeros Street - Cusco.
Phone: (084) 22-3245
Monday - Sat: 8 am - 5 pm

This museum is in the colonial Casa Garcilazo de la Vega, the house of the historian who is buried in Cusco's Cathedral.
The chronologically arranged collection begins with arrowheads from the Preceramic period and continues with a few pots of the Chavin, Vicus, Mochica, Chimu, Chancay and Inca cultures. There is also a Nazca mummy, a few Inca weavings and some small gold ornaments excavated from Coricancha and from the Plaza de Armas in 1996 while the fountain was being renovated.Also on display are a few dozen paintings from the Cuzco School and pieces of colonial furniture.

Museo de San Jerónimo
Plaza de San Jerónimo - San Jerónimo - Cusco.
Phone: (084) 22-3245

Paintings and furniture of the Cuzqueño school of painting.

Museo de Arte Religioso del Arzobispado
Calle Triunfo. Archbishop's Palace - Cusco.
Mon - Sat: 8 am - 11:30 am and 3 pm - 5:30 pm

Originally the palace of the Inca Roca. It used to be Archbishop's Palace. There are some impressive ceilings and the curious sala de Arzobispos (Room of Archbishops) filled with jovially grinning life-size models of these men.
The museum houses an impressive collection of religious painting of the Cuzco School, including some by Diego Quispe Tito, the 17th century Indian painter widely regarded as the Master of the School.

Museo del Convento de San Blas
Plazoleta de San Blas - Cusco.
Phone: (084) 22-2781

Religious Art.

Museo Convento de la Merced
Mantas 121 - Cusco.
Phone: (084) 23-1821

Padre Salamancal mural; paintings of the cuzqueño school of painting

Museo Arqueológico de Qoricancha
Block 3 of Avenida Sol - Cusco.
Phone: (084) 22-2071
Daily: 9:30 am - 6 pm
Admission: $1.60

This small modern underground museum is in front of the Church of Santo Domingo and is entered from Avenida Sol.
There are various archaelogical displays such as pre inca stone and ceramics, Inca wooden and metallurgic crafts among others exhibits.

Pacae   Choclo de oro - Replica



Museo Convento San Francisco

Plazoleta de San Francisco - Cusco.
Phone: (084) 22-1361

Religioius Art and Linens.

Museo Inca de la Universidad del Cusco
Cuesta del Almirante 103 - Cusco.
Phone: (084) 23-7380
Located at El Palacio del Almirante ( The admiral's place)
Monday - Sat: 8 am - 5 pm
Admission: $1.70

The museum has been recently renovated and features excellent exhibits of mummies, trepanned skulls, Inca textiles. It has 450 queros (Inca wooden drinking vessels), which is the largest quero collection in the world.

Escutura Inca en oro laminado   Aribalo



Museo de la Catedral del Cusco
Plaza de Armas s/n - Cusco.
Phone: (084) 22-2781

Religious Art.

Museo de Arte del Convento de Santa Catalina
Santa Catalina 190 - Cusco.
Phone: (084) 22-6032
Mon - Thurs and Sat: 9 am - 5:30 pm. Fri: 9 am - 3 pm

This museum has a splendic collection of paintings from the Cuzquena School, as well as an impresive renaissance altarpiece and several gigantic seventeenth century tapestries depicting the union of indian and spanish cultures.

Museo de Arte Precolombino
Plaza de las Nazarenas - Cusco.
Phone: (084) 23-3210
Admission: $4.20

This museum was founded in June 2003 to showcase a varied collection of 450 archaelogical pieces that were previously buried in the vast storerooms of Lima's Larco Museum.

Museo de Arte Precolombino



Museo Centro Andino de Tecnología Tradicional y Cultura de las Comunidades de Ollantaytambo "CATCCO"
El Parador Casa del Horno. Calle Vetidero - Ollantaytambo - Urubamba.
Phone: (084) 22-3627

A view of Ollantaytambo and its region, archaeology, craftsmanship, agriculture and believings.

 


 
 
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