Archaeological Museum Rafael Larco Herrera
This museum is located in a beautiful colonial mansion dating from the eighteenth century and was built over a century pyramid VII.
Once here, visitors can step back in time making a tour of 3,000 years of history of pre-Columbian Peru where extraordinary appreciate erotic art collections, jewelry of gold and silver, and textiles made from plant fibers, among many other objects made by the ancient inhabitants of our territory. Another attraction for those who choose to visit the museum, will be the opportunity to enter the deposits of the museum and enjoy a collection of more than 45,000 archaeological objects carefully organized for better appreciation.
Address: Avenida Bolívar 1515, Free People
Hours: Monday to Sunday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Admission: General S/.30, Senior Adult: S/.25 and Students and under 15 years: S/.15
National Museum of Archaeology, Anthropology and History of Peru
This is the oldest museum in the country and includes the famous mansion of the Libertadores, so called because they lived in this place Simon Bolivar and Jose de San Martin, also in their rooms houses an extraordinary collection of textiles, figurines, stone tools, articles metal produced in the pre-Hispanic period, as well as works of art of the Cusco School and stages of colonial and republican. The most valuable objects are the most precious and beautiful and the famous Paracas mantles Raimondi Stela.
Take advantage of all this weekend will be free entry for the International Day of Museums.
Address: Plaza Bolívar s / n, Free People
Attention: Tuesday to Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Sundays and holidays from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Admission: General S/.10, Reduced: S/.5, Children and School: S/.1
This museum offers its visitors, see a great collection of gold objects made by pre-Inca civilizations. Inside the museum, many of their rooms can observe the expertise and skill were the ancient inhabitants of Peru to make beautiful bracelets, earrings, nose rings and pectoral, among many other objects. There are also figurines, textiles and ceramics. Another of its rooms offers a complete collection of weapons in the world that were used in all ages, cultures and civilizations.
Address: Alonso de Molina 1100, Monterrico - Groove
Hours: Monday to Sunday from 10.30 am to 6 pm
Tickets: Adults S/.33, S/.16 Under 11 years
In its permanent exhibition called Unity in Diversity on display objects on all pre-Hispanic civilizations that have inhabited our territory. In addition, visitors can now see exhibitions on Puruchuco, paleontology in Peru and the famous roads of the Incas called Qhapac Nan, among others. In this great building is also cultural activities presented in the National Choir, National Symphony Orchestra, and ballet troupes and folk dances.
Address: Javier Prado Este 2465, San Borja
Attention: Tuesday to Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Lima Art Museum (MALI)
The Lima Art Museum displays inside a collection of over 12,000 pieces that can be seen in the collections of Pre-Columbian Art, Colonial Art, Photography, Textiles, Contemporary Art and Silverware colonial and republican, among others.
However, at present due to renovation work carried out in the permanent collection MALI not be open until 2013. And by the time the public can only see temporary exhibitions including Drawing the modern history of Fernando Bryce and Mali: training collections 2009-2011.
Address: Paseo Colón 125, Exposition Park, Lima
Attention: Tuesday to Sunday from 10 am to 8 pm Saturday until 5 pm
Tickets: Minimum S/.6, Suggested S/.12, Students / over 65 / under 12 S/.4