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Museo MATE

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Museo MATE houses a permanent collection of work by renowned photographer Mario Testino, in a restored 19th Century republican mansion, located in the heart of Barranco. A non-profit institution, the museum also showcases temporary exhibitions of...more
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Avenida Pedro de Osma 409 | Barranco, Lima 15063, Peru
+51 1 2005400
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Amazing!!! I love Maro Testino! one of the best Photographers in the world and he is Peruvian! to see the unique Photography of places and famous people from his eyes is really a unique experience! Definitely, a must see when you are in Lima! Don't...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This exhibit can be seen pretty fast, but I would recommend taking the time to read some the captions as they describe the photos in more detail. Price is about $15-20USD if you see the art musuem next door, in a beautiful historical home. The...More

Thank ktjf07
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went there after our food tour in Barranco. It was great to discover this museum/gallery and get to know Mario Testino's work in more detail.

Thank SethBrandt
Reviewed August 1, 2018

This is simply a superb exhibit space. Excellently rehabbed and very good exhibitions as well. This museum is simply inspiring. I visited here as part of my reddotbluedot.com project. Really well done, not overly crowded. Great neighborhood as well.

Thank Sbiral360
Reviewed July 17, 2018

If you have kids with you, the first one or two galleries might be a bit more graphic than you were wanting them to see with some nudes and seminudes. The gallery of Andean dress was quite stunning and well done. The Princess Di gallery...More

Thank Allen G
Reviewed July 9, 2018

This small yet well curated museum is a little gem. especially, if you are a visual person who is a fan of Mario Testino's work. What I most enjoyed were is pictures of the local Peruvians in their traditional outfits. The colors, textures and vibrance...More

Thank annettedelgado713
Reviewed July 3, 2018

Nice museum housing the permanent collection of fashion photographer Mario Testing. Particularly the exhibition of ‘Alta Moda’ or ‘High Fashion’ of traditional indigenous dress was beautiful! The air-conditioning was freezing cold, rather unpleasant: rather strange in the context of the winter season of this time...More

Thank VNL56
Reviewed July 3, 2018

Beautiful place with comfortable atmosphere, friendly staff and very interesting collection of photos of different genres P.S. And don't forget to visit the Princess Diana room! :)

Thank Maksim M
Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

This is a small and inspiring photography museum, the y also show other artists beside the famous Mario Testino photographer . The place is small and not-for-profit . It well worth going as the work of Mario Testino is really inspiring . He photographed Princess...More

Thank TarekI70
Reviewed June 24, 2018

I'm not usually into "art" because I'm not well versed in the various things to look for. I ended up going with members of my tour group for something to do and found I enjoyed it. The artist explains what he thought at the time...More

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December 1, 2016|
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Response from Juana Rosa E | Reviewed this property |
El museo lo puedes recorrer en un ahora y podrías luego pasar por la cafetería y empalmar con otro museo cercano, como el Museo de Osma, o alguna Galería de Arte, de los alrededores.Todo lo podrías lograr, en media mañana o... More
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