On the corner of Aviacion Av. And Javier Prado Av.
It was created in 1988 as an integrating place for all de diverse cultural expressions in the country. Nowadays it is one of the biggest museums that Peru has and an important cultural center.
Being the museum a Peruvian patrimony conserver has thousands of original pieces that correspond to different epochs of Peru. They have been obtained through archeological researches and recovery of goods that had been illegally trafficked. This great collection is made up of more than 12 500 pre Hispanic pieces as the most outstanding, pottery, metals, textiles from Paracas, Moche, War, Lima cultures, among others. And more than 2500 historical pieces of art from colonial and republican time.
This is also the great cultural center of the country that is why diverse activities are held in its rooms such as lectures, educational workshops; and in its auditoriums, ballet, folklore, symphony orchestra, national chorus, etc.
Tuesday to Sunday from 9:00 to 17:00 hrs.