CARLOS DREYER SPOHR, German painter and collector of antiquities lived Puno, on the shores of Lake Titicaca, for more than 30 years and with a special sensitivity, took a lot of interest in the cultures of the highlands. Carlos Dreyer was born in Germany and lived in Puno for more than thirty years. The pictorial techniques I dominated were oil, watercolor, coal and pencil

Art Gallery Hall:

Exhibition of oil paintings on canvas from the collection of Carlos Dreyer, painters led by the current natives.

Colonial Room:

Silver objects are showed as Tupos, pins, rings, and accessories used at the time.

Religious Art Exhibition:

Exhibition of objects of religious silver.

Dreyer Room:

Exhibition of objects from the Republican time; objects in bronze, ornaments for dressing, weapons of war.

Inca Room:

This room exhibit objects of the Moche and Nazca culture, Chimu culture, pottery of Chancay, lithic objects and stones from the Inca culture, objects of culture Tiahuanaco and Pucara.

Lithic Room:

Presents stone sculptures. Monoliths made of stones which represents the Center of Civilization of Pukara culture, with much dominance over the Lake Titicaca, That’s why it is represented by a "Suchi" of the lake, as well as “the priest” who formed a cultural and religious social culture.

Regional Archaeological Room:

Exhibition of stone sculptures from Pucara culture, Tiahuanaco culture, as well as the Curacazgos including Collas, Lupacas and Pacajes. These people were settled on both sides of Lake Titicaca and its territories were known as UMASUYO (EAST SIDE) and URCUSUYO (WEST SIDE).

Archaeological Sillustani Room:

Exhibition of “Treasure of Sillustani" composed by about five hundred one pieces of Gold. This makes of the Museo Carlos Dreyer the most important Regional Museum of Archaeology of Southern Peru, there is also a replica of the Lizard Chullpa or Funeral Tower.

Coca Museum

Located in Deza Street 301 (9am-1pm * 3pm-8pm)

Coca leaf Room:

Coca leaf in the history of man, used by the Andean people as food, medicine and essential part for the offerings to their tutelary gods, was like the bread and wine in the Catholic religion.

Customs Room:

Puno is considered as "folkloric capital of Peru" because in the Puno region there are more than 400 dances dating from the pre-Inca, Inca conquest, colonial and republic times. This room shows you all the variety of dances.

Naval del Yavari Museum


Built in 1862 and anchored in the Bay of Puno, you can enjoy a unique and unforgettable experience. The M / V Yavari was delivered in pieces by mule to the shores of the highest navigable lake in the world (3810 meters). After nearly 100 years of continuous service, was abandoned to their fate. Now it has been rescued, restored with all the original features, its engine repaired to perfection, and ready to be equipped for the safety standards of today, to start surfing again. Located in the Bay of Puno, at the end of Sonesta Posadas del Inca Dock.