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Museums in Cusco

INKA MUSEUM

Museo Inka (Inca Museum), also known as the Archaeological Museum of Cusco, contains pieces that show the history of Peru since pre-Inca civilizations and Inca culture until the time of the Spanish conquest.

The main attraction of this archaeological museum is its collection of mummies, which is the best in the Cusco and is an excellent introduction to pre-Columbian Andean culture, including the rich cultures that flourished before the Incas.

The museum includes exhibits of pottery, textiles, pottery, jewelry, architectural models, and an interesting collection (reputed to be the largest in the world), Inca vessels (Qeros) wood carvings, many meticulously painted.
The patio has an exhibition of traditional textiles of the region.

Inka Museum Cusco
Inka Museum
 Address:  Cuesta del Almirante 103, Cusco, Peru
 Location:  Ataúd & Córdoba del Tucumán (1/2 block from Plaza de Armas)
 Phone:  +51 (84) 237380
 Hours:  Monday to Friday 8-17, Saturday 9-16.
 Prices :  Not included in touristic ticket, S /10 (U$D 3,50) adults, S / 5 (U$D 1,50)  students
 Tour Duration :  About 2 hours.
 Pictures:  Not allowed.

Qero Inca

PRE-COLUMBIAN ART MUSEUM
CASA CABRERA


Larco Museum in Lima and BBVA Banco Continental remodeling Cabrera House to host the first and only museum dedicated to highlight the Peruvian art of the ancient cultures of Peru, Pre-Columbian Art Museum.
La Casa Cabrera is located in one of the most peaceful and welcoming city of Cusco.

Its pieces are famous icons of pre-Columbian art and have been exhibited in major museums around the world.
Using a modern museology shows the most important collection of ceramics, gold and jewels of the ancient cultures of Peru, Its teaching rooms can meet the 3,000 years of archeological splendor of our country, including the selection of unique and famous pieces of ancient Peru eroticism.

MAP Cusco
MAP Cusco
 Address:  Nazarenas
 Location:  1 block from Plaza de Armas
 Phone:  +51 (84) 233210
 Hours:  Monday to Sunday : 09:00 - 22:00 hrs. (Everyday including holydays).
 Prices :  Not included in touristic ticket, S /20 (U$D 7,50) adults, S / 10 (U$D 3.50)  students
 Tour Duration :  About 2 hours.
 Pictures:  Not allowed.

Qero Inca

REGIONAL HISTORY MUSEUM
CASA GARCILASO

Property that belonged to the illustrious chronicler Inca Garcilaso de la Vega Chimpu Ocllo, born April 12, 1539, son of Captain Garcilaso de la Vega y Vargas and Princess Isabel Chimpu Ñusta Ocllo, author of two important works, "The Royal Commentaries and "Florida of the Inca. The mansion was built on Inca walls, a singular example of colonial architecture and Renaissance architecture.

The museum has 14 exhibition halls, with elements from the Pleistocene period, Preceramic and Inca. Are visible signs of pre-Inca elements belonging to the horizons Chanapata, Killque, Marcavalle Incas with samples of ceramics, metal objects, blankets and Colonial with a grand show of paintings from the Cusquenian School since the beginning of the sixteenth century until the eighteenth century such us the first works of Flemish art in Cusco and artefacts belonging to Diego Quispe Tito.


Garcilaso Museum Cusco
Casa Garcilaso
 Address:  Calle Heladeros
 Location:  2 Blocks from Plaza de Armas, in the corner Garcilaso & Heladeros streets
 Phone:  +51 (84) 223245
 Hours:  Tuesday to Sunday from 08:00 to 17:00 hrs.
 Prices :  Included in touristic ticket
 Tour Duration :  About 2 hours.
 Pictures:  Not allowed.

Qero Inca


ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM OF
KORICANCHA

It occupies the opposite square of Santo Domingo church. Prehispanic objects are exhibited from different areas of Cusco. It is a small museum that contains three rooms; s pre-Inca, Inca and colonial, mostly from the excavations made in the Koricancha (in Quechua Qurikancha "golden courtyard") during the period 1992-1995.

Museo de sitio Koricancha
 Address:  Plazoleta Santo Domingo
 Location:  Av. el Sol - Above Koricancha Temple Gardens
 Phone:  -
 Hours:  Monday to Saturday from 9:00 to 17:00 pm, Sunday from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm.
 Prices :  Not included in tourist ticket, S /10 (U$D 5) adults, S / 3,50 (U$D 1.50)  students
 Tour Duration :  About 30 minutes.
 Pictures:  Not allowed.

Qero Inca


CONTEMPORARY  ART  MUSEUM
MUNICIPALITY OF CUSCO


The Contemporary Art Museum of Cusco  City, the unique  state institution in its specialization in Peru, founded in 1995 from its sponsorship of the Mayor and the donation of 100 works by local artists for the collector Dr. Luis Rivera Dávalos.

It currently has more than 280 works owned by famous local artists, national and foreign. His early work for the oil of Remigia Mendoza: "Vilcanota River" (1897).


It has three showrooms in the city hall, one in the Chapel of San Bernardo and Environment Exhibition of handicrafts in the main courtyard of City Hall.
Museo Municipalidad de Cusco
Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Cusco
 Address:  Santa Teresa, Palacio Municipal
 Location:  Plazoleta del Regocijo s/n
 Phone:  +51 (084) 240043, +51 (084) 24-0006
 Hours:  Monday to Saturday from 9: 30 to 18: 00 hrs.
 Prices :  Included in touristic ticket
 Tour Duration :  About 1 hour.
 Pictures:  Not allowed.

Qero Inca

SANTA CATALINA MUSEUM

Founded by Mrs. Lucia de Padilla and Don Jeronimo Pacheco in 1605, in the solar Acclla Wasi or "House of the Virgins of the Sun or Chosen wimen." Its architecture corresponds to the last stages of the Renaissance, with a presence that Roman-style arches. It has a chapter house with wall paintings belonging to the painter Tadeo Escalante, there are also works in jewelry, textiles, sculptures, baroque altarpieces, paintings from the collection of Juan Espinoza de los Monteros, paintings of the Virgin of the Assumption and the Glorification of the Virgin authored by Lorenzo Sanchez, the number of Santa Rosa de Lima and the Board of the Madonnas.

The museum displays a rich and valuable collection of artwork consists of paintings, religious objects, rugs, wood carvings, wall painting from the sixteenth, seventeenth and eighteenth century.

Museo Santa Catalina Cusco
Museo Santa Catalina
 Address:  Santa Catalina 190
 Location:  1 block from Plaza de Armas
 Phone:  +51 (084) 226032, +51 (084) 223245
 Hours: Monday to thursday from 09.00 to 17.00 hs. Friday from 09.00 to 15.30 hs. Saturday from 09.00 to 17.00 hs.
 Prices :  Not included in tourist ticket, S /10 (U$D 3,50) adults, S / 5 (U$D 1,50)  students
 Tour Duration :  About 1 hour.
 Pictures:  Not allowed.

Qero Inca



RELIGIOUS ARCHBISHOP
MUSEUM OF CUSCO


The mansion housing the Religious Art Museum was built over the palace of Inca Roca, and it is located one block from the Main square. During the colony belonged to the Marquis of San Juan de Buenavista. The museum was founded in 1969 by Jose Orihuela Yábar.

Exhibition: Collection of pictures of religious art. Its collections consist primarily of religious artifacts on display in the rooms of the house. It has one of the finest examples of Cusquenian School.  It contains important works of John Zapata and other masters Andean painting.  Colonial Furniture.  Colonial Chapels in their different styles. Rooms decorated and carpeted.



Museo Arzobispal Cusco
Pintura Colonial Cusco
 Address:  Corner Hatunrumiyoq & Herrajes streets
 Location:  Archbishop Palace
 Phone:  -
 Hours:  Mondayb to Saturday from 9:00 to 12:30 and from 15:00 to 18:00 hrs.
 Prices :  Included in tourist ticket
 Tour Duration :  About 40 minutes.
 Pictures:  Not allowed.

Qero Inca

LA MERCED MUSEUM

Located at only half block from the Plaza de Armas, this religious museum works on the first floor of the main cloister. The valuable collection of paintings from the Cuzco School, which decorates its walls, representing the saints related to the order of Mercy and the redemption of Christians held captive by the Moors. Some of these works are attributed to Cusquenian teachers Basilio Santa Cruz and Ignacio Chacon. Emphasizes the series on the life of San Pedro Nolasco.
Facing the courtyard, in a small room you can see, properly protected, the famous Custody of Mercy. This is one of the best jewels of colonial Cusco. Among its decorations stands an immense irregular pearl known as Mermaid. In this room you can see pieces of silver, liturgical robes embroidered in gold and silver and ivory sculpture of Christ. But most important are two paintings by Bernardo Bitti said: "The Immaculate Conception" and the "Coronation of the Virgin"
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Museo La Merced Cusco
Museo La Merced
 Address:  La Merced Church
 Location:  La Merced Church
 Phone:  -
 Hours:  Mondayb to Saturday from 9:00 to 12:30 and from 15:00 to 18:00 hrs.
 Prices :  Not Included in tourist ticket
 Tour Duration :  About 40 minutes.
 Pictures:  Not allowed.

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