Museo Santuarios Andinos

4.4 Currently Open [Closes at 06:00 pm]
  • Address: Calle la Merced 110, Arequipa, Peru
  • Timings: 09:00 am - 03:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +51-54215013
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Tags: Museums, Family And Kids

Museo Santuarios Andinos is a popular museum which was developed in 1997. The prime aim of the museum is to exhibit the life history of Juanita to the visitors. It offers restrooms facility and locker rooms facility to the visitors. It gives access with your cameras so that you can capture some of your favourite moments. The temperature is extremely low inside to preserve the carcasses and hence you should take winter clothes to adjust yourself with the temperature. It exhibits the life story of the Juanita through a video in the hall room. In the artefact room of the Museo Santuarios Andinos you can find the frozen body of Juanita and her children who had sacrificed their lives in the volcano of Agnes.

How to Reach Museo Santuarios Andinos

  • Buses to stop- san lazaro
  • Buses to stop- Claro
  • Buses to stop- Estación Alto de la Luna
  • Buses to stop- Estación Goyeneche
  • Trains to stop- PeruRail

  • Museo Santuarios Andinos Address: Calle la Merced 110, Arequipa, Peru
  • Museo Santuarios Andinos Contact Number: +51-54215013
  • Museo Santuarios Andinos Timing: 09:00 am - 03:00 pm
  • Museo Santuarios Andinos Price: Free
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Museo Santuarios Andinos Reviews & Ratings

  • Our guide advised us to spend some time here and I am so happy he did. The story of the mummy is amazing and like nothing I've ever seen

  • Incredible museum and very interesting story about Juanita, the frozen maiden from the times of Incan sacrifices. Includes a 20 minute video in English/French/German and a guided tour explaining the discoveries of the sacrifice rituals. A bit spooky to see the preserved frozen body at the end of the tour though

  • Great place to see and learn about children sacrifice, 20 soles for foreigners you're not allowed in with backpacks or cell phones or any cameras for that matter.

  • Mattress might as well have been a cardboard box. The bar was empty yet determinedly blasted out music to the cavernous nothing until well into 10pm. Othewise - fine

  • Small but very efficiently presented. Very interesting history and narrator's comments.

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