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MAAM - Museo de Arqueologia de Alta Montana de Salta

Calle Gral Mitre 77, Salta A4400EHA, Argentina
+54 387 437-0499
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Weirdly fascinating

A really interesting insight into Inca culture and history. Coming from Western Europe it was a... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
LPoppetHead
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Fascinating

You will spend more time than you think in this tiny museum. The videos are interesting and some... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
TamaraK
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“on display” (74 reviews)
“small museum” (47 reviews)
“inca children” (29 reviews)
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Calle Gral Mitre 77, Salta A4400EHA, Argentina
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A really interesting insight into Inca culture and history. Coming from Western Europe it was a good opportunity to learn about Incan cultures and traditions. Seeing the preserved children was surreal as they look simultaneously not real but incredibly real at the same time! Many...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

You will spend more time than you think in this tiny museum. The videos are interesting and some are subtitled in English. A must see.

Thank TamaraK
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very interesting and tastefully done museum though it still felt slightly odd and voyeuristic to be looking at a dead person frozen in time. But the museum is done well and gives a great insight into Inca Culture. A bit pricey but a good way...More

Thank SDRJvoy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My favourite museum in Salta! A unique experience that takes you emotionally to know a different culture!

Thank Carolina L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Given the focus on mummified children I was prepared not to like this museum but it is strangely intriguing. Not all the signage is in English but there is enough to appreciate this sensitive topic. The exhibits are respectful, if curious. The English-subtitled video is...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited today and found it extremely interesting and the display great. Our only disappointment was that we only got to see one of the three mummies.

Thank Alison M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife & I visited MAAM while in Salta. It's a small museum which can covered in 30min to an hour at most. The exhibits of the mummified/recovered frozen Incan children are very interesting. Photography inside the museum is not allowed. As a non Spanish...More

Thank Dheeraj M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was really interesting to see the Ice Children (amazingly preserved) & reflect on the aspect of human sacrifice in ancient Inca times. We've come a long way ... thank goodness! Well worth the time (30mins) . The other exhibitions on the top floor along with...More

Thank Jenny L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It’s perfect to learn and know the culture story of the tribus and the north Inca and moms is one of then places you will find something interested about the culture

Thank infofer04
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

From an archaeological perspective, the subject of this museum is really interesting. The story of the discovery of the mummies, that they are so well preserved and that such care is taken to keep them that way is incredible. The fact that these are children...More

Thank Jazman63
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SDRJvoy
19 December 2017|
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Response from RAFT60 | Reviewed this property |
I don’t know wether there is a left luggage facility but the people at the reception and payment area were kind and friendly so perhaps would be able to help you. Maybe their office would have a little space to accommodate... More
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Kathleen S
28 September 2017|
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Response from Fledge_13 | Reviewed this property |
I can't remember. Oops. Not much by European standards. There are different prices for locals and tourists. Locals pay less.
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