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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  • This was a good explanatory site with information and interesting items taken from Machu Picchu, including a gold arm covering-the only gold item recovered from the ruins. It gave information that our...  more »
  • A small museum to expand knowledge. Interesting. I believe that the entry is too high. It is necessary to have cash (soles) because they have no credit card.
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  • 30 minutes from Aguas calientes is this small museum-high quality, completely perfect addressing knowledge more profound in the Inca culture
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  • Very nice museum, little and in my opinion is worth a visit before going to Machu Picchu
  • When you hike down back into town you'll pass this museum. It's nice, nothing speciale though.
  • A little gem of a museum, tucked away outside of town. I would not have found it had I not hiked up to Machu Picchu. Informative and clean. For s/.21 (~$6.30 USD), it's well worth the price of admission.
  • Nice little spot just outside the entrance to machu pichu. For 22 sols or about $7, it's a nice overview of machu pichu and the history of the people. Took about 45 minutes to walk through and about 20 minutes to walk there from town. Well worth the trip the day before going up to the ruins.
  • It is the place where provide you historical data of the llacta INKA Machupicchu
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