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Rafael Larco Herrera Archaeological Museum

Cultural jewel that exhibits an impressive collection of pre-Columbian artifacts.

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Founded in 1926, the Larco Museum exhibits impressive chronological galleries that show an exceptional panorama of 3000 years of development of the history of pre-Columbian Peru.


Bolivar Av. 1515, district of Pueblo Libre.


It presents the finest collection of gold and silver of ancient Peru, as well as the famous collection of erotic art, one of the most visited tourist attractions in Peru.

The Larco Herrera Museum is one of the few museums in the world where visitors can walk through its storage room and appreciate the 45,000 archaeological objects properly classified, which is an unforgettable experience. The Larco Museum's works of art have been exhibited in the most prestigious museums in the world and are considered icons of pre-Columbian art worldwide. The museum has seven rooms: the gold and jewelry room, the lithic room, the vault, the ceramic room, the metals room, the cultures room, the textiles room, the erotic room, and the storage rooms.

Hours of operation:
Monday to Sunday: 09:00 - 18:00 hrs.
Admission fee:
General: S/. 30.00 soles.
Reduced: S/. 25.00 soles.

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