Chan Chan Site Museum, Huanchaco

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Find out more about the Chan Chan ruins and the great civilizations of Moche and Chimu at Chan Chan Site Museum. This small museum, set 1.6 km (1 mi) from the ruins, features stone artifacts, wooden idols, pottery, textiles, and metalwork. Learn about the ancient agricultural history from the displays of instruments, irrigation techniques, and crops grown in the valley of Moche. An interactive display featuring slides, lights, and sound effects provides a clearer understanding of the growth of the city. The museum is well marked, with information and guidebooks in English and Spanish. To visit Chan Chan Site Museum and get the most from your holiday in Huanchaco, create itinerary details personal to you using our Huanchaco trip itinerary site .
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  • After visiting the Chan Chan Ruins, I walked to the museum. You can enter with the same ticket. There's explanation in Spanish and Enligh. In the room with the scale model, they display a movie that.....  more »
  • After having visited the Palace temples of Chan Chan this museum is a good accompanying visit to fill out the narrative of the Chimu civilization that prospered pre Inca conquest. To illustrate, the.....  more »
  • Very impressive, interesting. The ruins are teeming with history and a lot of work has gone into its preservation. A must visit if you travel to Trujillo.
  • Good pieces of Chimu Culture. Ask for the video presentation.
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