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Museo Larco: Tours & Tickets

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Open today: 9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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MUSEO LARCO OPENS FROM 9AM TO 10PM, DAILY. The Museo Larco is housed in an exquisite 18th century vice-royal mansion, built over a 7th century pre-Columbian pyramid and surrounded by beautiful gardens. The museum’s galleries exhibit the finest and...more
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Avenida Bolivar 1515 | Pueblo Libre, Lima Lima 21, Peru
Pueblo Libre
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A great place to learn about Pre incan cultures of Peru. It has not so many but the necessary items to appreciate the wisdom and skills of ancient communities of this land..

Date of experience: June 2019
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Attended with my mother-in-law, only had a day to see as much as I could of regional treasures. It a beautiful display of historical artifacts of the region. The flow was seamless and progressive. We did not have a large amount of time, but with...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

No one similar to this en Lima! You can visit the private precolombian museum, which is one of the best in Lima. One room is dedicated to the sexiest precolombian crete pots... At the end of your visual expierience, you can relax yourself in the...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Luca L
Reviewed 2 days ago

A marvel. It is very moving to see. Human beings making beautiful sacred objects as far back as then thousand years from now. The explanations are perfect, not hard to follow, meaningful and specific. The exhibition is just the right size for a good visit,...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank avb0001
Reviewed 2 days ago

Beautiful venue for a first rate archeological museum. Give yourself a couple of hours to do it justice.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank 744timm
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Nice museum in an old villa. Good collection of pre-Colombian art with a ton of pottery pieces. Walking through the whole place you get a really good feel for the history. Informative. Well worth visit.

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What a delightful museum which was once someone’s home and has a lovely garden and cafe. The items from the Incas were fascinating and there is a lot to see from this family collection. The silver ware is exquisite amongst other fascinating exhibits. Outside the...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We loved the museum and its presentations and only wish we had had more time to devote to our visit there. For those with a real interest, it merits a good two to three hours.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank luna24
Reviewed 3 days ago

A museum with soul in a small package. Some museums spread themselves to widely. This one focuses on the 6th cradle of civilization, Peru's 5000 year history. The 1 hour guided tour is worth the modest price and our guide Gregory wove a compelling history...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank BearGoes
Reviewed 3 days ago

Something for everyone, well displayed pieces you will not see anywhere else. The restaurant is beautiful and quite divine as well.

Date of experience: October 2019
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Response from MelbourneJanine | Reviewed this property |
We took a taxi to Museo Larco, so not sure about the parking.
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Response from 273charlesg | Reviewed this property |
no mummies per se but several displays of armor and personal items of several warriors with history explained
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