Chavin National Museum, Chavin de Huantar

Chavin National Museum is located in Chavin de Huantar. To visit Chavin National Museum and other attractions in Chavin de Huantar, use our Chavin de Huantar road trip planning website .
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  • It's one of the best I've seen. It describes the site of Chavin de Huantar very well. Amazing and very well lit collections. The best are the nailed heads and all the tables with their descriptive carvings. Recomendadisimo.
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  • Most tourists come with a tour bus so they don't care. But for independent travellers, it is a long way from the village and on the opposite side from the ruins ! There is no sidewalk along the main r...  more »
  • Modern Muséum hosting a lot of cabezas clavas and other original pieces from the Chavin temple. Maps and explanations.
  • The ruins here at Chavin are incredible. This was a pre-inca civilization. They believe the Chavin people taught the Inca how to sand or carve the stones that eventually led to the building of Machu Picchu. The ruins at chain are under ground. It is incredible what was built here.
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