Museo de Sitio Manuel Chavez Ballon, Aguas Calientes

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Stop at Museo de Sitio Manuel Chavez Ballon before or after your trip to Machu Picchu to learn more about the excavations of one of the world's major archaeological sites. The museum's location at the base of the path to the ancient city makes it easy to visit; you can also stop here after your tour for a chance to cool off and review your trip. The museum features a small botanical garden, a relaxing place to rest after hiking the mountains. Make Museo de Sitio Manuel Chavez Ballon a part of your Machu Picchu vacation plans using our Machu Picchu vacation planner.
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  • In the morning visit the museum and I touched a guide very knowledgeable of the history of Machupicchu, it is good to know the history of Machupicchu
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  • We did two x one at the entrance, leaving 22 Suns for both of us. Excellent complement to visit the Macchu Picchu. I recommend doing it before you go up or just low, to have the fresh information. Much excavation material that is still in the hands of the United States. But what's been recovered is there and it's very interesting. An hour and something is good to visit or to see everything well 2 to 3 hours is fine.
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  • Great little museum. Leila and I walked here after Machu Picchu. It explained a lot about the site and had a lot of interesting artifacts from the site and explanations of how Incas made their buildings, agriculture, stone and metal works. Its about 20 min walk from the bus station at the bottom of the hill at Aguas Caliente. You can also ask your bus driver from Machu Picchu drop you off there. We asked ours and he said yes but then forgot. Also you can easily stop there on your way up to Machu Picchu if you are walking.
  • Great. Go before you visit machu picchu
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