Regional" (Regional Historical Museum)
Founded in 1984,
occupies the House of the Inca Garcilaso de la Vega, exhibition
of pictorial works of the Escuela
Cusqueña. The Inca Garcilaso (1539-1616) was son of the Spanish
conqueror Sebastián Garcilaso de la Vega and a royal Inca princess, the
Palla Isabel Chimpu Ocllo and lived his childhood in this house, reliquary of
the colonial art, beautifully restored and declared National Monument.
"Museo de Arte
Religioso" (Museum of Religious Art)
religious art works of the colonial time; located in the Palacio
Arzobispal, beautiful colonial building, in which highlights its front
and balconies. Built on the real palace of the Inca Sinchi Roca. In one of its
megalithic walls, in the lateral part, on the street Hatun Rumiyoc, is located
the famous stone of the 12 angles, cut and carved stone block that has 12
vertexes and it is assembled in perfect form, not being able to enter a knife
leaf among its junctures.
"Museo Arqueológico de la
Universidad Nacional San Antonio Abad" (Archaeological
Museum of the National University San Antonio de Abad)
archaeological pieces of the Inca
culture and objects and furniture of the colonial time. Located in the
"Casa del Almirante"(House of the Admiral)
construction of the XVII century that belonged to Admiral Francisco Aldrete
Maldonado, old colonial house with stone facade that shows the coat-of-arms,
with precious covered decorations.
"Museo Arqueológico del Koricancha" (Archaeological Museum of the
Exhibition of the collection of archaeological Inca pieces found
in the excavations carried out in the "Templo de Koricancha" (Temple
of Koricancha), located annexed to the Koricancha.
"Museo del Convento de Santa
Catalina" (Museum of Santa Catalina's
Exhibition of painting murals and canvases of the colonial time.
Outstanding the paintings with religious themes.