Museo Arqueologico Nacional Bruning, Lambayeque

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History buffs love Museo Arqueologico Nacional Bruning, a preeminent museum focusing on the nation's pre-Hispanic era. Explore the collection of Hans Heinrich Bruning, a German anthropologist of Peruvian history and collector of antiquities from Incan and precolonial civilization. You'll see displays of ceramics, mummies, artifacts, and textiles that date back around 5,000 years. Pay special attention to the room that holds Bruning's photography and findings of the era for extra insight into his methods. Arrange to visit Museo Arqueologico Nacional Bruning and other attractions in Lambayeque using our Lambayeque trip itinerary builder site.
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  • This museum is the personal collection of Bruning, who donated it on lieu of paying taxes in order to leave the country. It holds a number of pieces from several time periods and cultures. Building...  more »
  • I prefer "small" museums like this that tackle big things...like to provide us with an overview of the cultures that inhabited this region for over 4000 years! This is so well done.  more »
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  • Very interesting museum, featuring finds from a nearby "Huaca" site. My favorites were a masterpiece gold earring from the Lambayeque civilization and earlier ceramics from Moche culture using animal forms as pottery tops. Cool!
  • nice place to learn about Peruvian culture
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