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Museums in Lima: These are the ones you can visit

2017.09.21

Museums in Lima: These are the ones you can visit

If one of your purposes of travel to Peru is to know more about its history, culture and art; the museums are an excellent option to do so. Here are 5 museums that you should visit during your stay in Lima.

Museo Larco

In this museum you will find valuable treasures from ancient Peru, such as gold and silver metals, lyricals, pre-Columbian ceramics, etc. The museum is located in the Lima district of Pueblo Libre, in a viceregal house dating from the year 1700. Visitors can go from Monday to Sunday from 9:00 am to 10:00 pm. The entrance has cost, for more information enter here.

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Gold Museum of Peru:

Known as one of the most dazzling museums in Lima. In it you can find gold objects made by pre-Incan civilizations. In its facilities are exposed beautiful bracelets, earmuffs, huacos, ceramics and textiles, made by the ancient settlers of Peru. Its doors are open Monday through Sunday from 10:30 am to 6:00 pm.

Museum Of The Nation:

here are exhibited objects from all pre-Hispanic civilizations that have passed through Peru. This museum in Lima, allows its visitors to discover some Inca mysteries through their exhibitions. It is located in the Lima district of San Borja, and receives people from all over the world from Tuesday to Sunday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Lima Art Museum:

Art allows us to know much more about a country, and that is precisely what you can experience when visiting this museum in Lima, which has a collection of more than 12 thousand pieces about contemporary art, colonial art, photography, textiles, etc. To visit it you can go from Tuesday to Sunday from 10am to 8pm, and on Saturdays until 5:00 pm.

National Museum of Archeology, Anthropology and History of Peru:

Cataloged as the oldest museum in Peru, you will be able to see the mansion where Simon Bolívar and José de San Martín lived. In addition, it also exhibits beautiful collections of huacos, textiles, and works of art of the Cusco school, objects of the colonial and republican era, among others. It receives visitors from Tuesday to Saturday from 9:00 am to 5:30 pm.