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Museo Santury

Santa Catalina 210, Arequipa, Peru
+51 54 200345
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Skeptical at first, but easily converted to fanhood

I don't why I expected this to be gimmicky, perhaps because many life experiences have taught some... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2016
TheTravelCutie
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boston, ma
Fascinating ritual of Inkas

Good display of elements given by the inkas in these human sacrifices, the video helps better to... read more

Reviewed 18 February 2016
Chistine O
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Toronto, Canada
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Museum of the archaeology of the Andes, with videos, and sometimes displays, of mummies found in the region.
  • Excellent23%
  • Very good46%
  • Average23%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
6 Jun 2016
“Skeptical at first, but easily converted to fanhood”
18 Feb 2016
“Fascinating ritual of Inkas”
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Santa Catalina 210, Arequipa, Peru
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+51 54 200345
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Reviewed 6 June 2016

I don't why I expected this to be gimmicky, perhaps because many life experiences have taught some of us not to believe the hype. But, after watching the film, and checking out the exhibits, somehow I managed to be alone in the room with la...More

1  Thank TheTravelCutie
Reviewed 18 February 2016

Good display of elements given by the inkas in these human sacrifices, the video helps better to understand, we couldnt see Juanita there was another girl but all in all worth it In Arequipa you get to see and undertand better about this side of...More

Thank Chistine O
Reviewed 23 May 2014

Yes it comes under at least three different names, but be assured the museum is unique. A fascinating look at the short lives of three sacrificial maidens, the most famous named "Juanita" the ice-maiden. The museum offers a very interesting video on how the mummies...More

Thank abuffboy
Reviewed 1 March 2013

Why does this museum have two reviews? One under Museo Santury & the other under its full name, Museo Santuarios Andinos?

Thank Masca
Reviewed 13 February 2013

Started with a video that was actually pretty interesting and well done. The video was created in the United States (forgot what school) so it didn't need to be translated into English - very easy to understand. Our guide spoke English very well and the...More

Thank Jessica F
Reviewed 31 August 2012

A short movie to start, it is quite hard to understand or hear what they say, it is a pity but you can guess...then a guide will give explanations about the pieces they found with the frozen mummies, very interesting, even too short..

Thank LIN B
Reviewed 8 July 2012

Interesting display of artifacts but lighting is far too subdues to really see detail in some of the smaller pieces. Guides have varying levels of foreign language skills which may make things difficult for some. Note that address listed above is completely incorrect. It is...More

1  Thank JedLeonard1007
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