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Museo Larco

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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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I loved this museo. The architecture and gardens are beautiful. The ceramic collection is vast and the other pieces are so wonderful! I wasn’t expecting a mummy and complete gold headdress! I also loved the storage area being open to the public-such a rare thing to see. The
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This museum is small but has an excellent collection (not just the erotic ceramics). I took a group of 6 tweens and teens and they mostly enjoyed it a lot. We went with a guide so that the kids could have more historical context. The kids who got a little tired could safely
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Museo Larco is a somewhat smaller museum, but full of wonderful historic artifacts to acquaint you with some of Peru's cultural history. It takes only an hour or so, was self-guided, and there is a gift shop. There is also a restaurant nearby where we enjoyed a very good lunch
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This museum is a must see in Lima. Located in a large colonial hacienda with magnificent flower gardens, you will marvel at the dozens of pre-Incan artifacts in almost perfect conditions. No English descriptions, so be sure you go around with one of the very well trained experts
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Meseo Larco was one of the highlights of our trip to Peru. The collection of prehispanic art (ceramics, gold, textiles) and signage explaining its origin were very good. Also a nice garden outside. It is somewhat away from the main tourist areas, but try to find time if you are
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