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Museo Oro del Peru

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This private collection, assembled by Miguel Mujica Gallo, contains a wide assortment of pre-Columbian gold handicraft, weapons, ceremonial objects, jewelry and gold from both the Incas and pre-Inca civilizations.
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Av. Alonso de Molina 1100, Lima, Peru
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Really fascinating museum with detailed history of the Inca and other cultures that lived in Lima. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank CheronA_12
Reviewed 2 days ago

As an educator, I found this place to be more informative than I expected. I left there with a deeper understanding of the changing face of Peru throughout world history.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank RegalWrench
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum is belonging from a private owner, and is increible to see all this nice gold jewels, silver earings, momies, ceramics and tissues...You can take pictures without flash in this museum...

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Claudia K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I loved both the gold from the era of Inca and all the other times as well as the arms of the world. I was surprised about how many arms they present.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Grisu12345
Reviewed November 1, 2018

This museum, in my opinion, is better than the Larco and Anthropology museums. Not to be missed. A stunning collection of gold, silver and gems. Which together with arms and outfits make it a must see. Allow 3 hours to view.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 00_Kevin_00
Reviewed September 28, 2018

It is situated very far from the city centre. It took us one and half hour to get there from the city centre by taxi. But it was worth it. The museum has not only many ceramics, gold items, mummies, but as well a good...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 27, 2018

This place is huge and so full of history I wish I had know before so that I could allocate another day to it. If you like fire arms this place will surely please your style, I mean when was the last time you had...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank amayen
Reviewed August 15, 2018

In the 1960s, Miguel Mujica Gallo used his private collection, gathered throughout his life, to open the "Gold Museum of Peru and Weapons of the World". It is in a two-story building made of reinforced concrete and accessed through a vault-style entrance. The exhibition is...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Bob H
Reviewed July 16, 2018 via mobile

This museum delighted us with beautiful pieces in gold, copper, bronze and silver and precious stones from pre-Inca and Inca times. We were expecting to see more Inca gold but sadly realize that much of it was melted down by the Spanish. This museum is...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank maryinchina
Reviewed July 13, 2018

This private collection is more than just the thousands of gold artifacts. The displays of gold, silver, copper and fabrics are all located downstairs in what is a giant vault. While the gold items get the most attention it is the other rooms downstairs that...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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If you book through agency you can.
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Response from Jonas S | Reviewed this property |
You dont need a private guide, you may do it on your own. Museum is well organized and signage is available in english. I just dont remember if headsets are in english as well - I dont like them. so I dont use it. The time... More
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museo larco or museo oro del peru (3 Replies)
museo larco or museo oro del peru???? Which one to visit? Comparison? WHich is closer to Miraflores? Thanks
March 04, 2010|
Response fromafzPeru|
Both are worth a visit. The Larco has a large collection of Pre-Colombian erotic pottery. Both are about 30 minutes from Miraflores, in opposite directions. You can combine a trip to the Larco museum in Pueblo Libre with a visit to the Santiago Queirolo pisco bodega, right around the corner. The Museo de Oro also has a branch in Larcomar, but I wouldn't recommend this as it's very overpriced.