The museums, historical sites and archaeological complexes, such as the citadel of Machu Picchu, will open their doors next July with free access for public servants, children, adolescents and the elderly, whether nationals or foreigners, as provided by the Government for the reactivation and economic promotion of tourism in the framework of the health emergency by Covid-19
Legislative Decree 1507 states that this free access is for 55 archeological sites, museums, and historical places, in addition to 22 natural protected areas, administered by the Ministry of Culture and the National Service of Natural Areas Protected by the State (Sernanp) at the national level.
Among these sites are the Chavin Archaeological Site, the Nazca Lines and Geoglyphs, the Chan Chan Archaeological Complex, the Huacas del Sol and Huacas de la Luna Archaeological Complex, the Kuelap Archaeological Monument, the Caral-Supe Archaeological Monument, the Machu Picchu Archaeological Park and the Inca Trail network; as well as the Bruning National Archaeological Museum, the Sican National Museum, and the Julio C. Site Museum. Tello de Paracas, the Regional Museum of Junín, the Amazonian Museum Loreto, the Gold Room of the Municipal Museum of Vicús, the Regional Historical Museum Hipólito Unanue, the Archaeological Monument and Site Museum of Pachacamac, the Site Museum of Puruchuco, among the most visited.
Besides the Tambopata National Reserve, the Manu National Park, the Bahuaja Sonene National Park, the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve; the SIIPG – Ballestas Islands National Reserve, the Paracas National Reserve, among others.
This measure has been implemented in accordance with the protocols and operational health guidelines before the Covid-19, approved by the Ministry of Health (Minsa).