Extremadura Sights

Casa Museo de Pizarro

  • Pl. de Santa María and Calle Merced s/n Map It
  • Trujillo

Published 08/18/2015

Fodor's Review

The Pizarro family home is now a modest museum dedicated to the connection between Spain and Latin America. The first floor is a typical home from 15th-century Trujillo, and the second floor is divided into exhibits on Peru and Pizarro's life there. The museum explains the so-called "Curse of the Pizarro," recounting how the conquistador and his brothers were killed in brutal battles with rivals; those who survived never again enjoyed the wealth they had achieved in Peru.

Sight Information

Address:

Pl. de Santa María and Calle Merced s/n, Trujillo, 10200, Spain

Map It

Sight Details:

  • €1.40
  • Daily 10–2 and 4:30–7:30

Published 08/18/2015

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