Peru: Royal Tombs of Sipan Museum will reopen to tourists on Dec 15



09:01 | Lima, Dec. 14.

After nine months of being closed as a result of the restrictions imposed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Royal Tombs of Sipan Museum —located in Peru's northern Lambayeque region— will reopen to tourists on Tuesday, December 15, with all the safety protocols set by the Ministry of Culture.

The announcement was made by the museum director and archaeologist Walter Alva, who reported that goers must make a reservation before their visit.

The museum will open on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and the capacity has been reduced to 50%. 

Visitors will be admitted free of charge until December 31 this year.

The visits will be organized in small groups and people shall take a moment to read the preventive signs placed at the entrance.
Visitors must wear their face mask, undergo a temperature check, and sanitize their hands.

During the tour, each person must maintain a minimum social distance of 1.5 meters and avoid touching surfaces.

It must be noted that the Ministry of Culture has authorized children under 12 years of age to visit cultural sites when accompanied by their relatives.


Published: 12/14/2020
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