Museo de Sitio Arturo Jiménez Borja - Puruchuco
Mud and adobe construction belonging to the Inca period. It is considered to be a palace or administrative center of great importance.
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Mud and adobe construction belonging to the Inca period. It is considered to be a palace or administrative center of great importance. The distribution of space has geometric lines and is divided into three sectors among which a set of patios and viewpoints stands out. During the excavation process, human burials were discovered, accompanied by everyday objects. It has a site museum.
Visiting hours: Monday - Sunday: 8: 30-16: 00 h
The Julio C. Tello de Paracas Site Museum is a museum that is located in the department of Ica.1 2 3 It is located in the Paracas National Reserve, Ica, very close to the Pisco Sea, 22 kilometers to the South of the city of Pisco. The museum houses 120 pieces between ceramics, textiles and utensils of the Paracas culture that covers from the initial periods until the year 200 A.D. It has a room with projection of audiovisual material and a Temporary Exhibition Hall.
The pieces of the museum were recovered by Frederic Engel in the 1950s. The museum was founded in 1964. Due to the earthquake in 2007 the pieces of the museum's collection were guarded by the Regional Museum of Ica Adolfo Bermudez Jenkins. Due to the severe damage that the museum suffered structurally, it was demolished and then rebuilt as of 2012.The new museum was designed by architects Sandra Barclay and Jean Pierre Crousse. On July 18, 2016 it was reopened.