The Amazon Basin Sights


Museo Amazónico

Museo Amazónico Review

This museum is dedicated to the region's rich indigenous culture, with a few faded paintings and "bronzed" fiberglass statues of local tribespeople made by plastering real people. One room is dedicated to work by local artists. The building itself, a former town hall constructed in 1863, is more attractive than the exhibits thanks to its ornately carved hardwoods and courtyard gardens.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Malecón Tarapacá 386, Iquitos
  • Phone: 65/234–031
  • Cost: Free
  • Hours: Mon–Sat 9–1, 2–5
  • Location: Iquitos
Updated: 11-20-2012

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