The Museum’s design reflects local architectural traditions,
with regional building techniques and materials used in its construction.
Gardens filled with rich and varied native flora surround the museum,
while an orchid garden displays more than 100 native orchid species.
In addition to the three museum halls dedicated to the archaeological
finds from the Laguna de los Cóndores, an ethnographic hall
presents the varied lifestyles of the region’s modern inhabitants,
and a fifth hall is designed to host cultural and scientific activities.
The Museo Leymebamba Association, made up of residents
of Leymebamba and representatives of Centro Mallqui, reflects
the active interest and involvement of the people of Leymebamba
in Museum projects and activities designed to benefit the
From left to right: Orchid (Stanhopea
sp.) in flower in the Museum's orchid garden; Visitors at
the museum; Reconstruction of the Laguna de los Condores
tombs (Adriana von Hagen).