The Pumapungo Museum received more than 158,000 visitors in 2019, which exceeded the figure of 140,000 reached in 2018. This means an average frequency close to 3,000 weekly visitors. This year a total renovation of the site, its museology and an encounter with Cuzco is planned as in November the museum will turn 40 years old. The museum will celebrate its 40 years of service on November 4th. Its first exhibition on November 4, 1980, was a sample of images of the Virgin Mary, from the collection of Father Carlos Crespi, explained Tamara Landívar, director of the museum. Its anniversary…
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