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Cusco and the Sacred Valley Sights

Museo Machu Picchu Casa Concha

  • Calle Santa Catalina Ancha 320 Map It
  • Cusco

Updated 10/06/2014

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Artifacts that Hiram Bingham unearthed during his 1911 "discovery" of Machu Picchu and brought back to Yale University resided with the university for a century. After a hotly contested custody battle, an agreement was reached between Peru and Yale and the artifcats began to be returned to Peru in 2011. Some of them can now be seen on display at this small but fascinating museum housed in a colonial mansion built atop the palace of Tupac Yupanqui. While the artifacts are interesting, the real reason to go is for the video, which presents research findings on these pieces. If you have the time, visit the museum before your trip to Machu Picchu for a deeper understanding of what is currently known, and still unknown, about this wonder of the world.

Sight Information

Address:

Calle Santa Catalina Ancha 320, Cusco, Peru

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Phone:

084-255–535

Sight Details:

  • S/20
  • Mon.–Sat. 8–5

Updated 10/06/2014

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