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Museo de Arqueologia de la Universidad Nacional de Trujillo

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30 Nov 2018
“Artifacts from Moche and Chimu’ civilization.”
3 Oct 2018
“Small but interesting”
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Reviewed 30 November 2018

So don’t be put off by the exterior condition of this Old colonial building. Despite the need for several (hundred) gallons of varnish on the columns the contents of the museum are worth the time. The artifacts of both civilizations are pristine and revealing of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank William M
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

This museum has artifacts from the Moche and Chimú cultures, plus a few things from the Nazca. It's fairly small but does have nice pieces. Worth a look if you're in the area.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Millet02
Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

We tried to visit on Tuesday, Dec 19, 2017. Opening time (in theory) is until 4:30 PM. We got there at 2 PM. Door is closed. We knock. A bemused doorman opens. "What do you want?" "We'd like to visit the museum" "It is closed"...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

Beautifully organised museum. It was empty when we were in it, but it's well worth a visit. Great artefacts and well described cultures (Chimu, Moche, Nasca, Incas...) and a superbly well preserved mummy woman with the skin still on. Well worth a visit!

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 24 November 2016

A fascinating and educational overview of the many cultures - Chimu, Moche, Nazga - that populated the area before the Incans arrived.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank RickandDoni
Reviewed 11 November 2016

Disappointed that you couldn't take pictures at the Museo Huacas de Moche? Come by here, they don't have the wealth of artifacts, but they have some very fine ones. Also interesting stuff from Nasca, Inca, and Chimu, plus some good art. Well described and laid...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank CFEIII
Reviewed 16 June 2016

This museum is worth visiting to give you an overview of the different pre-Inca cultures that existed in this area of the Northern Coast. But it's much more interesting and worthwhile to visit the sites themselves if you have the time.

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed 26 December 2015

This is a small museum featuring Pre-Colombian artifacts from the various Peruvian civilizations. They are laid out chronologically starting with the Vicus. There are a lot of examples of Moche, Chimu and Nazca items. There was an interesting exhibit of ceramics with a medical theme...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank georgesB4777WE
Reviewed 21 November 2015

Interesting place which has artefacts from a lot of different cultures from both different eras and locations in Peru. We'll worth a visit.

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank Aidan80
Reviewed 1 October 2015

I really enjoyed this museum although you do need to speak Spanish or have a guide to fully appreciate the exhibits. They give you a little leaflet in English where you buy the ticket but it only has the summary text for each room and...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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Response from georgesB4777WE | Reviewed this property |
I think it is 10 or 12 Soles --- it is an easy 6 to 10 min walk from Pl Armas -- nice museum but signage in Spanish
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