Museums of Lima

As the national capital, Lima has museums showy. Some of them are almost mandatory in nature in a proper visit to this city, others offer a nice alternative to spending valuable time.

Museo de la Nación

This is a meeting point for people interested in culture and art. It was the most important place where pieces from Lord of Sipan were displayed short after the discovery and where musical concerts are held in special, classical music.

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National Museum for the Archeology, Anthropology and History of Peru.

This National museum is the oldest public museum and is the headquarters of the national museums system. It is important due to its wide and diverse cultural patrimony that it has in its display rooms. Pottery, textiles, metals, organic material, invaluable human related lithics compound our past legacy of the pre Hispanic past. Historic-artistic valuable objects and photo.

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Rafael Larco Herrera Archaeological Museum

It is surrounded by beautiful gardens and it is located inside a vice regal mansion that is unique in its kind that is from 18th century which was built on a pre Colombian pyramid from 7th century.

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Museum of San Francisco Convent

Pieces of art, colonial furniture and catacombs are displayed that are a series of underground passages where the old inhabitants were buried.

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Real Felipe Fortress and Museum of the Peruvian Army

Origin and characteristics of the fortress, relics, historic vestiges, fact allegories, customs and historic tradition of the army.

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Huaca Pucllana Site Museum

Huaca Pucllana was a ceremonial and administrative center of Lima culture during the early intermediate time (200 to 700 A.D.) The site museum was created in 1984 as result of diverse works of research that had started in 1981 in order to save the archeological objects that were recovered and keep a presence in the site to guarantee its conservation.

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