Museums

Discover an ancient culture

Traces of a unique history

Remnants of the history of Cusco are gathered in different museums from Pre Inca civilizations to the present.
While much of the material and the relics found were looted from historical sites in Cusco district, there are still many objects from ancient civilizations, fossils, representations of the early days of the conquest, artwork, among others.
Today Cusco is one of the places in Peru that still retains much of its historical and cultural heritage.

Folk Art Museum

Folk Art Museum

The Folk Art Museum presents some sculptures made in clay, rice dough religious style, ceramic works and historical photographs.

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Inka Museum

Inka Museum

The Inka Museum offers information about the history of Peru since pre Incas and Incas civilizations, the conquest, etc.

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House of the Inca Garcilaso de la Vega

House of the Inca Garcilaso de la Vega

Old house of Inca Garcilaso de la Vega. It has collections of prehispanic Cusco, colonial, republican and contemporary.

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Santo Domingo Convent Museum

Santo Domingo Convent Museum

The museum - convent of Santo Domingo is located over what was the old Qorikancha, the main temple of the Inca Empire.

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Museum of the Convento de San Francisco

Museum of the Convento de San Francisco

It has a large collection of paintings, over 800 paintings, and colonial sculptures, mostly of the Cusco School.

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La Merced Convent

La Merced Convent

The convent of La Merced has a collection of paintings from the Cusco School. The paintings are about the saints related to the Orden de la Merced.

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Museum of Contemporary Art

Museum of Contemporary Art

The contemporary art museum in Cusco presents major works by contemporary regional and worldwide artists.

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Art Museum Archbishop

Art Museum Archbishop

Old palace of Inca Roca, now it is a museum and is renowned for its famous stone of twelve angles.

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Chinchero Museum

Chinchero Museum

In the museum of Chinchero there are furniture collection, ceremonial and utilitarian pottery, lithic, metal, ancient mortars, among others.

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Pre Columbian Art Museum

Pre Columbian Art Museum

The Pre Columbian Art Museum has a collection of ceramics, gold and jewelry of the ancient cultures of Peru.

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Machu Picchu Museum

Machu Picchu Museum

Machu Picchu Museum exhibits objects from the Inca culture discovered in archaeological excavations during restoration of casa Concha.

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Pisac Museum

Pisac Museum

At the Museum of Pisac production process typical fabrics Quechua communities and a collection of ceramic facts set forth in Pisac.

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Natural History Museum

Natural History Museum

At the Natural History Museum of Cusco you will find geological samples of the area, among them: minerals, fossils and Wildlife dissected.

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San Blas Temple

San Blas Temple

The San Blas Temple is located in the neighborhood of San Blas, in the heart of the city of Cusco. Save inside a rich collection of paintings.

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Scotiabank Museum

Scotiabank Museum

The Scotiabank museum allows the visitors to enjoy a native paintings collection and to appreciate the Inca walls.

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Santa Catalina Monastery

Santa Catalina Monastery

The museum's exhibition reflects the environment and customs of cloistered monastic life through centuries.

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The Company Church

The Company Church

The Company Church, is opposite the Plaza de Armas, was built on was the Palace of Inca Huayna Capac.

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Machu Picchu Site Museum

Machu Picchu Site Museum

In the Museum of Site in Machu Picchu there are important archaeological findings in the sacred city of Machu Picchu .

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Inca Pachacutec Monument

Inca Pachacutec Monument

This monument is an hommage to inca Pachacutec, Tahuantinsuyo the organizer. It is one of the tourist attractions in Cusco city.

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