Visiting Inka Museum in Cusco: a great idea if you tired of visiting one Inca ruin after another. In Cusco this is very well possible as there are so many of them! In between ruins, we have a different idea if you want to learn more about the Inka and Pre-Inka cultures in Peru, how those people lived, and what they used for daily life?
We highly recommend a visit to the Inka Museum of Cusco, also called the Archaeological Museum of Cusco.
Located one block from the Plaza de Armas the museum is located in an old building from the early 17th century, built on old Inca foundations. The building gives you an idea of the beautiful colonial architecture in Cusco. Back in time, the beautiful house was the palace of Admiral Francisco Aldrete Maldonado, therefore also called the Admiral’s House (Casa del Admirante). (more…)