Calama Archaeological Museum
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Calama Archaeological Museum touristic attractions
Near touristic attractions
|Loa Park||0,4 mi|
|Chuquicamata Coppermine||9 mi|
|Lasana Pucara||24 mi|
|Los Flamencos National Reserve||50 mi|
|Moon Valley||51 mi|
|Salt Mountain Rage||51 mi|
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The Calama Archaeological Museum has a permanent display of pieces used by people who lived in the Andes before the Spanish conquerors arrived to the area. You can see what they used to hunt, for example, as well as other pieces used by the Tiawanaku and Inca culture, and how they changed until the Spanish Conquest.
The population production stands out because of its handmade crafts using volcanic rocks, copper, jerseys, ceramics and even cacti.
Anchaeological and anthropological interest zone.
Second region. Located in Calama, 215 kilometers northeast of Antofagasta.
How to get there?
Santiago-Antofagasta: Airway and land route, by Panamericana 5 North.
Antofagasta-Calama: Land route, by Route 25 CH. Airway.
When to go?
All year long.
Desert weather. The temperature oscillates between day and night time, and the summer rain is more frequent with a high media of 3 milimeters. The high media temperature is 24,5ºC and the lowest is 17,1ºC.
Ayquina, Calama, Caspana, Chiu-Chiu, Cupo, Conchi Dam, Geyser del Tatio, Ayquina Church, Lasana, Chuquicamata, Ollague, Conchi town, Coska town, Lasana Pukara, Turi Pukara, Loa River, Ascotan Salar, Carcote Salar, Toconce, Aucanquilcha Volcano.
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