MAAM - Museo de Arqueologia de Alta Montana de Salta, Salta

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Gain a new perspective on the Inca culture at MAAM - Museo de Arqueologia de Alta Montana de Salta. Dedicated to one of the most important archeological finds of the 20th century--the discovery of three sacrificed children at the top of the Llullaillaco volcano--the museum unravel some the mysteries of this fabled culture. You can come shockingly close to the institution's key attraction, the mummified and almost perfectly preserved remains of one the three children. Check the website for guided tours, the easiest way to experience the museum's exhibits. Plan a trip to Salta easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.
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  • Museums is not the first thing I want to visit usually. I like to walk around, watch locals, city architecture, get the feeling of a city. My friend had this museum recommended and we decided to go... 
    Museums is not the first thing I want to visit usually. I like to walk around, watch locals, city architecture, get the feeling of a city. My friend had this museum recommended and we decided to go...  more »
  • and only some of the exhibits have an English language translation. For the limited scope covering the finding of several child sacrifices, the explanation was fairly good to place things in... 
    and only some of the exhibits have an English language translation. For the limited scope covering the finding of several child sacrifices, the explanation was fairly good to place things in...  more »
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  • It is really impressive to see the mummies in such a good state. It was just as if the girl was only sleeping. The grave goods even seemed to be almost new. This gives a great insight in the Andean life.
  • Incas were a pretty interesting civilization, and here you can learn a lot about them.

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