ANDEAN CENTER MUSEUM of
TRADITIONAL TECHNOLOGY and CULTURE of the COMMUNITIES of OLLANTAYTAMBO
Address: Patacalle s/n, Ollantaytambo, Urubamba.El Parador, Casa
del Horno, Calle Vetidero. Post code 703.
The Museum of
Ollantaytambo is one of the few site museums around Cusco. It is
found in the area of Qosqo Ayllu very near the Main Square of the
town in one of the yards where the ancient Peruvians lived. The
Plan Copesco restored this place. It has an office of basic information,
a spacious exhibition and conference room where they perform local,
national and international cultural activities, and five rooms to
have exhibitions permanently. The museum presents the history of
Ollantaytambo and its area in a modern and didactic way. It is an
excellent museum, it is really worthy to visit it.
Exposition: Exhibition of geographic, history, archaeological, agricultural,
handicraft elements as well as believes of the area of Ollantaytambo.
Telephone: (084) 20-4024 / 22- 3627
Admission time: Tue- Sun from 10:00 to 13:00 and from 14:00 to 16:00.
Plaza Manco II 123, Yucay Urubamba.
Telephone.: (084) 20-1107
Admission time: Mon- Sun from 6:00 to 22:00
It is found in the luxurious and attractive hotel Posada del Inca in the town of Yucay. This sample, elegant construction, is formed by the most valuable pieces of the collection of Leoncio Arteaga: an hotelier businessman and pre-Columbian and Inca art lover. We can admire funeral masks of Chimu, Chancay pottery, a stone puma found around Machu Picchu, surgery Inca tools and a featherhead Huari. We recommend to visit this valuable museum and the hotel facilities as well.