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Museo de Arte de Lima - MALI

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The Museo de Arte de Lima - MALI holds the most representative art collection in Peru, tracing 3,000 years of history from the earliest Andean civilizations until modern times. Known as the Palacio de la Exposición, the building that is now home to...more
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Paseo Colon 125, Parque de la Exposicion | Parque de la Exposicion, Lima, Peru
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful building architecturally and the collection is diverse and very Interesting. An important part of Peru's diverse culturally history.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sausalito5
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When we went there, it was free to enter. Not much to see at all. Several statues on the ground floor and several on the balcony. There was a sign saying that they were in the middle of renovation. So maybe that's the reason. A...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Joy-Love-Light
Reviewed December 8, 2018

We particularly enjoyed the ceramics from the very early Peruvian cultures. We also were lucky enough to be there when a Peruvian silver show was going on. The whole show was great, but the silver incense burners are especially lovely.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank barbh748
Reviewed December 5, 2018

We spent three wonderful hours in this big, friendly museum enjoying their great collection of pre-Columbian and colonial artefacts and paintings. The curators were helpful, the explanatory notes excellent [the English translations were accurate] and we enjoyed time in the cafe afterwards. Only the tiny...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Dilolwa
Reviewed November 13, 2018

After arriving on a red-eye, I knew I had to fill my day before my friend arrived in Lima that night. So I asked the concierge to call a radio-taxi for me (hailing street taxis in Lima is unsafe) to take me to MALI, the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Suzanne R
Reviewed October 20, 2018

Mali tries to be everything to the observer of Peruvian history. Starting with the pottery section they have excellent examples of precolumbian pottery up to the fairly modern era. However if you visit Museo Larco you will find much the same pottery and Larco includes...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank dkrandagm
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

This museum has a small but very interesting collection. They also have special exhibits. You have to buy the museum ticket before you can use the coat check.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Millet02
Reviewed October 10, 2018

The MALI offers a great collection of art as well as beautiful grounds to walk around with various types of buildings and structures which were donated by various countries. I recommend looking at the website before going to see if there are any expositions which...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jmillership
Reviewed October 2, 2018

If you have some extra time in Lima this is a great place to see the permanent art exhibition of Peru with art (especially Paintings) of all of Peruvian history. When I was there there was a Textile exhibition of Pre-Inca textile that was fascinating....More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank cwiesse
Reviewed August 29, 2018

This is a very good museum focused on the history and art of Peru. At its really built for the local people you truly use this gem of a place. There are many very interesting exhibitions that are rotated around the year and their permanent...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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m0nica0cana
December 26, 2016|
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Response from Susykichi | Property representative |
Tour Guides are available from Tuesday to Saturday. You can also download the "MALI App", a free video and audio guides application for iOS or Android. Free Wi-Fi is available inside the museum.
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jasminem872015
August 31, 2015|
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Response from _blodwynlanders13 |
It is 30 Peruvian Soles for non Peruvians.. It does not cover the temporary exhibit. Every Thusday from 3pm entrance is free
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