Machu Picchu museum

If you are looking for the best Machu Picchu museum in Peru this is probably a tie between Lima and Cusco. In Lima strongly recommended is the Museo Arqueológico Rafael Larco Herrera followed by The Museo Nacional de Arqueología Antropología e Historia del Perú. Another machu picchu museum dealing with the Inca Culture is the The Gold Museum. In Cusco your best bet for a machi picchu museum would be the Museo de Arte Precolombino.


However the official Machu Picchu Museum is the Museo de Sitio Manuel Chávez Ballón, this Machu Picchu museum tries to achieve the preservation and dissemination of cultural and archaeological research.


The Machu Picchu museum is organized into seven phases. In these seven phases, they emphasize the beauty and historical significance of the large collection of artifacts, construction tools (copper and bronze), pins, mirrors, tweezers and needles. The exhibit shows in detail the metallurgical expertise in the Inca city, the spectacular examples of dexterity in stone quarrying, as well as significant objects in various other materials. These displays express to the world, a view of the sustenance of life in the Inca Machu Picchu, the strategic administrative center intertwined between the Amazon and the Andes.


Multimedia information, photos, live and textual details are organized to offer visitors a full view of the significance of Machu Picchu,the Cultural and Natural World Heritage Site, also a botanical garden with flora of Machu Picchu area as orchids.


The Machu Picchu Museum is located 1.7 kilometers from Aguas Calientes. The museum is located at the base of the mountain of Machu Picchu. It is reached by passing the bridge across the Urubamba River which in on-route to the Inca city of Machu Picchu, as it diverts to the west (toward right).


The Machu Picchu Museum presents a collection of 250 original objects composed of stone, metal, ceramic, bone and others; a result of archaeological finds in the recent decades in the Inca City of Machu Picchu and the Inca Trail.

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