Location

Bolívar square, Pueblo Libre district.


Description

Pottery, textiles, metals, organic material, invaluable human related lithics compound our past legacy of the pre Hispanic past. Historic-artistic valuable objects and photo, bibliographic documentaries give information of the colonial and republican periods in Peru.

museo nacional de arqueologia antropologia e historia del peru

Attractions

Among its most important treasures we find the Kotosh crossed hands, Estela de Raimondi, Tello obelisk, Paracas blankets, and vice regal paintings, mainly Cusquenian School.

It has conservancy workshops for archeological objects, being the most important, textiles and metals. It also has workshops for kids and teens, Pottery, textiles, metals, organic and lithic material related to invaluable human remains that are conserved with techniques that amaze experts are the legacy that our pre Hispanic ancestors left. Historic-artistic valuable objects and bibliographic and photographic documentaries from colonial and republican time are found here. All of these make out of it a place of reunion with history of Peru. Its historic architecture is considered to be a place where everybody no matter how old and where they come from can discover, live and question the life of our ancestors.


Schedule

Opening hours:
Tuesday to Saturday: 9:00 hrs to 17:00 hrs.
Sundays and Holidays: 9:00 hrs to 16:00 hrs.
Cost:
Adults: S/. 11.50
Children and school students S/. 1.00
College students, teachers and retired people S/. 3.50
Note: Guided service in Spanish, English or Italian S/. 15.00 each group of 10 to 15 people is available.