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Museo de Arqueologia de la Universidad Nacional de Trujillo

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Address: Jr. Junin 682, Trujillo, Peru
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Interesting place which has artefacts from a lot of different cultures from both different eras and locations in Peru. We'll worth a visit.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 22 November 2015
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Sooke, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

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

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5 of 5 bubbles 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 out.

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3 of 5 bubbles 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.

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3 of 5 bubbles 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 when I visited the museum in early December. However, the exhibits are dimly lit and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2015 via mobile

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

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles 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 not the fine details.

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Quito, Ecuador
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2015

This is the place to start the archeological tours in Trujillo . It gives you a good review of the different cultures .

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Ghent, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2014

The Moche ceramics are very plastic and are the main source for our knowledge about the culture, together with the discovered friezes. On display are also some wooden and stone sculptures.

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Savannah, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2014

The casa is a real charmer. Murals of Venice decorate the courtyard walls. The dioramas are sweetly homemade looking, but very accessible for school kids and the ceramics as good as you will see at Lorca. It is the only museo that gives a broad view of the lives of the ordinary people as opposed to the war and death... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2013

We liked it. What a fabulous courtyard. Accessible layout and good contextualisation but you really need a guide to tell you the difference between the Moche and the Chimu pots and the relevance of their iconography. Pop in and have a pisco sour after. Particularly good if you are visiting Chan Chan and the Huecos del Sol y Luna -... More 

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